Project Description: Assist the communities and tribal members of the Chignik area recover from the economic and cultural impacts of the multiple failed salmon runs; through social services, economic diversification, recovering the fishery, enhance and develop existing and other fisheries including aquaculture, outreach/advocacy to policy makers, and community planning.
People/Organizations responsible for completing these steps: Chignik Intertribal Coalition, Chignik Bay, Chignik Lake, Chignik Lagoon, Ivanof Bay, Perryville, Bristol Bay Native Association, Bristol Bay Native Corporation, Bristol Bay Housing Authority, Lake and Peninsula Borough
Funding Partners: USDA, EDA, Tribes, US Fish & Wildlife, US Department of Commerce, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Intertribal Agriculture Council, Native American Agriculture Fund, Lake and Peninsula Borough
- Subsistence needs are met.
- Commercial fisheries become economically viable through conservation measures.
- Fish escapements are achieved for all species.
- Stock of Concern designations on sockeye and Chinook are no longer in place.
- Participants retain fishing permits/boats/local businesses.
- Populations in communities remains stable.
- Residents recover financially.
- Residents recover by markers of mental health and social well-being.
Key Project Contact:
Name: George Anderson
Organization: Chignik Intertribal Coalition
Questions about the CEDS?
Contact Kristina Andrew
Economic Development Program ManagerkRandrew@bbna.com