Telling Our Stories – and YOURS

We filmed “Day in Our Bay” almost three years ago, asking our Shareholders to share life in a single day in Bristol Bay. Your input led to the creation of a 15-minute documentary film that was shown in film festivals across the country as well as a series of video shorts. What’s been happening in our … Continue reading

New Video Short: Stewardship

The Alaska Natives of Bristol Bay have lived with the land for over 10,000 years. The land provides for them, and in turn they protect it. Their subsistence lifestyle requires a close scrutiny of anything that endangers the Bristol Bay region. In this video short, Shareholders discuss the importance of protecting Bristol Bay’s natural resources; … Continue reading

Spend a “Day in Our Bay,” From Anywhere

Three years ago, Bristol Bay Native Corporation Shareholders participated in a digital project that resulted in a 15-minute crowd-sourced video, “Day in Our Bay.” This “day in the life” of shareholders who live in the  Bristol Bay region of Alaska included scenes depicting Alaska Native basket-weaving, ivory carving and other traditional crafts; homages to the water and land; and subsistence lifestyle and foods. This community-based digital … Continue reading

New Video Short: Native Crafts in Bristol Bay

Our Native traditions, including crafts and handiwork, have been passed down from generation to generation for many years throughout the Bristol Bay region. In our latest video short, “Native Crafts in Bristol Bay,” local craftspeople and artists share their techniques and workmanship with you. Get an insider’s glimpse into ivory carving, woodworking, parka sewing and more. … Continue reading

New Video Short: Respecting Elders: Family and Community

In Bristol Bay, we know the importance of community and recognizing the wisdom of our Elders. In our latest short, “Respecting Elders: Family and Community,” we visit small communities in the region and celebrate our Native Way of Life. “I feel like we need to start looking to our Elders as the first teachers in … Continue reading

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  • About Day in Our Bay

    Day in Our Bay is a forum for sharing the values and views of the people who live in Bristol Bay, a beautiful and remote corner of Alaska.