"Larry's presentations at Sierra College were more like gifts – gifts of travel, of understanding, and of compassion… A brilliant window into the real world of geography, ecology, culture, and the realities of globalization.”
Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Program
"Larry Lansburgh’s thought provoking presentation on the triumphs of the Achuar people of Ecuador in preserving their land and their culture mesmerized our audience… The message of positive alliances, positive attitudes and investing in our young people is important in any culture and a lesson to us all.”
Beverly Sanford, Ph.D.
Executive Director & CEO
“A captivating presentation on the spirit of the Achuar people. His eloquent and well-paced presentation allowed engagement of our minds through information and excerpts from his documentary… The audience, comprised of community members, faculty, and students, didn’t want to go home."
Robert A. Hayes, Ph.D.
Vice President, Academic Affairs
Westfield State College
"A wonderful addition to our Hungry Planet exhibition. He provided an inspiring perspective on another culture… As well as being a great speaker, Larry is very well prepared and easy to work with."
Julia Pennington Cronin
Collections and Exhibits Manager
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
"Inspiring, and captivating – a revealing glimpse into a culture of traditional indigenous people whose importance is truly global. Larry's effectiveness as a speaker brought forth a large number of excellent, probing questions from the audience at the end of the presentation."
George Gangwere, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics