In April of 2017, I launched a campaign – to what I told many people, “a campaign far bigger than myself.” It was a chance to make a difference not only in […]
Anthony Lekanof is an Aleut Shareholder, serves on the St. George Tanaq Corporation Board of Directors, and serves as the Lands Committee Chair. Originally from St. George Island, Anthony now resides in Anchorage as a business and finance student at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is currently employed by a renewable energy firm, 60Hertz Microgrids, and works in business development.
Growing up in a small community, Anthony has placed himself into the arena of Alaska Native Business and Politics; helping lead the lobbying effort in Washington DC and Juneau for securing a harbor appropriation for his hometown. Anthony serves alongside fellow colleagues at the Alaska Federation of Natives, and is regularly involved in functions within the Aleut Region.
Mt. Edgecumbe High School (MEHS) is now a state-run boarding school established by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1947, after the United States government abandoned the facilities post-World War II.
Since 1971, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) has proven to be one of the most unique systems of governance amongst Alaska Native people. […]