Before Bristol Bay Book - Page 18

Cihniq – Chignik Bay

Chignik Bay was called Cihniq by the Alut wind .” Alaska ’ s modern fishing industry wa where there was good anchorage and excel Canneries started operating here as early a the World Wars , the residents of Cihniq we cultivating a different species – fox .

Fox farming was a popular and rewarding many Cihniq families established fox farm islands . By remembering Native place nam even so-called “ modern ” communities have time when our people made a living from

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