Welcome to the Curyung Tribal Council Below you will find our mission statement along with our complete program listing and also our employee directory. If you explore the rest of the site you will find employee and program descriptions, updated information on the progress of these programs, and a variety of forms available through the Tribal Council (online and at the office).
The mission of the Curyung Tribal Council is to serve tribal members, to preserve our cultural values, to protect our sovereign and inherent rights, to promote our social, economic, and political progress.
Encourage strong leadership and build upon our collective wisdom.
Promote pride in our heritage and tradition.
Preserve our subsistence, customs, folklore and art.
Promote our physical, economic and social well-being.
Discourage and overcome racial prejudice and the inequities that such prejudice creates.
Promote strong government by reminding those who govern and those governed of their joint and mutual responsibilities.
2020 Tribal Programs:
Johnson O'Malley - Indian Education
Tribal Health Care
BBEDC Community Liaison
Youth Activities - Bristol Bay 4H
Indian Child Welfare Acte (ICWA) Case Work & Advocacy
Friends of the Landfill
Fish Web Recycling
Water and Sewer Projects - ANTHC Scattered Sites
Curyung Tribal Council's Annual Meeting will be held virtually this year, at 10 AM on Saturday, November 21st via Zoom.
There are three (3) Council seats up for election this year. Eligible tribal citizens who intend to run for Council must file a Declaration of Candidacy with the Tribal Clerk by 4:30 PM on Friday, November 6th.
Although the meeting will be online and teleconference, voting will be done in person and is open beginning at 9 AM on Monday, November 15th and will close at 11 AM on Saturday, November 21st.
Registration information and other details will be made available in the near future.
COVID-19 EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF
On August 11, 2020 the Curyung Tribal Council established the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance and Disaster Relief Program, which is designed to provide non-taxable economic relief to enrolled citizens of the Curyung Tribal Council by providing additional resources to maintain adequate housing, transportation, food, water, medication, medical care, utilities, and basic life necessities to help alleviate the financial hardships endured from the loss of income and increased costs due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
This Program is funded with monies received by the Tribe from the Treasury COVID Relief Fund. As such, this program is designed to comply with the CARES Act requirements and guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury. The CARES Act prohibits duplication, which means that you may not receive assistance if already receiving the same benefit from another source or program. Applicants may be eligible for multiple programs to address different needs but may not receive assistance for the same need from multiple programs.
For example, if you are a commercial fishermen and applying for COVID relief through the State of Alaska for your commercial fishing business, you may still receive service from Curyung for your individual household needs. However if you are requesting COVID relief from the City of Dillingham to pay your mortgage, you cannot request the same mortgage assistance from Curyung. If you are receiving economic assistance from other relief programs, such as those operated by BBNA, the City of Dillingham, or other sources, our staff will work with you to navigate eligibility of programs.
In order to receive assistance, an applicant must demonstrate eligibility for the program on this application and must include applicable information demonstrating a financial impact due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Assistance will be provided in the form of direct vendor payments and/or pre-purchased store cards/credit to be used for eligible supplies. Direct vendor payments will require statements and/or receipts provided to Curyung for payment processing. No direct payments in the form of cash or check to the tribal citizen will be provided.
Who Can Apply:
Any living, enrolled citizen of the Curyung Tribal Council, as listed on the August 11, 2020 tribal roll, who has experienced a financial hardship due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Application Submission:Eligibility will be based on the information submitted as of your application date – no new information will be accepted after your application is submitted. The main applicant must attach a copy of their tribal, state or federal photo ID in order to verify identity of the applicant, as well as valid Curyung enrollment numbers. Applications will be considered incomplete if they do not include ID and/or tribal enrollment information cannot be verified. Acceptable forms of ID include Curyung Tribal ID, State ID or Driver’s Licenses, US Passport, BIA CDIB identification card.