NN Cannery

Remembering 1919, one hundred years later

Jul 29, 2019
Sage Smiley / KDLG

The same year the Spanish flu hit Bristol Bay, the salmon run collapsed. These two events reshaped the region.

 

 

 

LaRece Egli

The NN Cannery in Naknek was in operation almost continuously from 1895 until 2015. In early October, 19 students at Bristol Bay High School took part in a digital workshop to document stories of the people who worked there.