Bristol Bay Native Corp. Honors Alaska Rep. Mary Peltola with First Fish Award

Russell Nelson, board chairman of Bristol Bay Native Corp., presents BBNC’s First Fish Award to Rep. Mary Peltola, D-Alaska, during the regional corporation’s Bristol Bay Wild Salmon Celebration in Washington D.C. in mid-September. Peltola was one of four Alaskans honored for their leadership in protecting the Bristol Bay watershed, home of the world’s largest run of wild sockeye salmon. Photo courtesy of BBNC.