Our mission

Our mission is to speak and work together as one voice to protect and respect our traditional ways of life, the ocean web of life that supports the resources we rely on, and our children’s future.  As Elders, we are messengers to our children, our tribal councils, and the people who make decisions that affect our marine resources, ecosystem, and ways of life.


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PRESS RELEASE – Feb 21, 2024

The Bering Sea Elders Group (BSEG) is excited to announce the recipients of BSEG’s inaugural Young Provider and Young Culture Bearer Awards. This honor was established by BSEG to recognize two young people under the age of 25 who perpetuate their Alaska Native culture and contribute to the health and well-being of their community.

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"Quyana tailuci (Yup’ik)"

"Quyaakut tagilghiisi (St. Lawrence Island Yupik)"

"Paġlagivsi (Iñupiaq)"