Utne Reader visionary
A native Eyak Athabaskan from Alaska, Lankard became an environmental activist after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Standing up to opponents, some from his own community, he’s a brave and powerful voice among greens.
Visit the website for Redzone, an organization Lankard founded to protect the Delta and Prince William Sound watersheds of Alaska. You can also watch a video of Lankard discussing his call to activism.
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