The <NN> Cannery History Project is a collaboration between, Alaska Association for Historic Preservation, Tundra Vision| Public History Consultants, SteelBird Productions and LaRece Construction, and Trident Seafoods.
Jukebox is the digital branch of the Oral History Program at UAF. The Oral History Program was established in 1981 to collect and curate audio and video recordings that relate to various aspects of Alaska's history and the people who have contributed to its rich heritage. The collection contains over 11,200 individual recordings, including interviews with politicians, pioneers, and Native elders.
The Office of History and Archaeology (OHA) is Alaska’s primary office with knowledge and expertise in historic preservation dedicated to preserving and interpreting Alaska’s past, and serves as Alaska’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. OHA administers programs authorized by both the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and the Alaska Historic Preservation Act of 1971.
The National Park Service’s Alaska Regional Office and Katmai National Park and Preserve have actively assisted with this project. The Alaska Regional Office has provided technical assistance to the NN Cannery History Project since its inception in 2015. Initial fieldwork started in summer 2016 resulted in the completion of a Building Inventory and Assessment of the site’s 50-plus buildings.
The Alaska State Museum's permanent galleries opened in 2016 as part of the critically acclaimed Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives and Museum building, an 118,000-square-foot facility designed to collect and preserve objects and documents that represent the people and history of Alaska.
The Alaska Association for Historic Preservation (AAHP) was founded in 1981 and incorporated in 1984 as a private, nonprofit corporation with a dedication to the preservation of Alaska’s prehistoric and historic resources through education, promotion and advocacy. Preservation of the built environment provides a vital link and visible reminder of the past, emphasizing the continuity and diversity of Alaska.
In 1995, Trident took over sole operation of the South Naknek Cannery. Today, Trident Seafoods is the largest seafood company in the United States and manages a network of fishing ships, processing plants, and a vertically integrated distribution system for its products. Trident understands the connection between the oceans, fishermen, and fish that produces products “from the source to the plate.” They believe that “fishermen are their core” and “fish is our