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).
The Choggiung Ltd. Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill three (3) board seats. The Corporation uses a Board-endorsed slate proxy in soliciting proxies for the Meeting of Shareholders.
Interested shareholders must submit the following:
P.O. Box 330
Dillingham, Alaska 99576
Application deadline is Monday, April 20, 2020 5:00 p.m. AKST
Choggiung Limited’s Board of Directors and staff recognize the difficult financial circumstances that many shareholders are experiencing from loss of work and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 epidemic. In 2018, Choggiung’s Board approved a dividend policy to pay predictable and ever-increasing dividends. While the epidemic is causing some financial uncertainty in our business, we feel […]
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 […]