ENVS Colloquium: Tribes and the Outdoor Industry
Join us on Zoom on December 7 for our Fall 2020 departmental colloquium series!
Dr. Len Necefer is an Assistant Professor in the American Indian Studies Program and the Udall Center for Public Policy at the University of Arizona. He is also founder and CEO of Colorado-based outdoor apparel company NativesOutdoors.
His research focuses at the intersection of Indigenous people and natural resource management policy. He recently co-directed the film “Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee” about the Gwich’in fight to protect the Arctic Refuge. In his spare time, Len is an avid outdoor adventurer using rock/ice climbing, high altitude and ski mountaineering, and type 2 fun (when it’s not fun when you’re in the middle of it) to convey stories focused on environmental activism & Indigenous history. His work has appeared in the Alpinist, the Climbing Zine, Outside Magazine, Climbing, Patagonia’s Cleanest Line, and the Telluride Mountain Film Festival.