Choggiung Limited is a village corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). Owned by its shareholders, Choggiung is the largest village corporation in the Bristol Bay region. Choggiung’s family of shareholders has grown from its initial enrollment of 1,049 to more than 2100 as a result of inheritance and gifting.

We are Yup’ik and Aleut people with ancestral ties to this unique land, known for its abundance of salmon, in Southwest Alaska for thousands of years. Choggiung derived its name from “Curyung”, a Yup’ik word loosely translated as the point where the clean and muddy waters meet. This was the name given to the point of land, later known as Dillingham, which provided access to both the Wood and Nushagak Rivers.

Headquartered in Dillingham, Alaska, Choggiung and its subsidiaries are involved in commercial and residential leasing, hotel operations (Bristol Inn), restaurant operations (Bayside Diner), fire protection services (Inland Empire Fire Protection), gravel and rock sales, and land leasing and 8(a) government contracting (Umyuaq Technology, LLC).

News/Events Updates

2019 Non-taxable Dividend

It is tax season and Choggiung has encountered and administrative error that sent out 1099’s for shareholders that received a dividend in 2019. These 1099’s were sent in error and a corrected 1099 will be sent in its place. In the meantime, Chogggiung shareholders do not need to report this income when filing 2019 income […]

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Land Use Permit Agent

Summary: Serve as the Land Use Permit Agent for corporate and private use of Corporate Lands and those lands for which Choggiung Limited has a monitoring contract. Definition: Under the direct supervision of the Land Use Permit Administrator, performs routine semi-skilled work in various phases of the Land Use Permit Program. Essential Responsibilities: Patrols corporate […]

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