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contributors Margaret Seguin Anderson is Professor of First Nations Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia. Dr. Anderson works with the Tsimshian, Nisga’a, and Gitksan peoples of the university’s northwest region, establishing collaborative programs to make First Nations languages available for university credit. Dr. Anderson is currently researching the question of a Tsimshian aboriginal right to a commercial fisheryand working on several First Nations language documentation projects, including a multimedia ‘‘talking dictionary’’ developed under the auspices of the Ts’msyen Sm’algyax Authority: http://web.˜smalgyax/. She is also the principal researcher on a threeyear grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to edit scholarly versions of adawx collected by William Beynon and to have fluent speakers record these on cd. Judith Berman is a research associate at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Philadelphia. In addition to two decades of research and publications on the voluminous Kwakwaka’wakw materials of Franz Boas and George Hunt, she has also worked extensively with the manuscripts and collections of Louis Shotridge. Her research interests include oral literature and the ethnohistory of contact on the North Pacific Coast. Janine Ledford Bowechop, enrolled memberof the Makah Indian tribe, lives in Neah Bay, Washington, on the Makah reservation. She is currently the executive director of the Makah Cultural and Research Center (mcrc), a position she has held since 1995. She has worked extensively with the Ozette archaeological collection and currently focuses on language revitalization, the Tribal Historic Preservation Office, library and archives acquisitions, and education programming. In 1990, after finishing her undergraduate studies in cultural anthropology at Dartmouth College, she returned to her childhood home of Neah Bay and Tseng 2004.8.9 07:12 7132 Mauze / COMING TO SHORE / sheet 537 of 548 began work at the mcrc, first as a researcher and then within the (archaeological ) collections department. Ms. Bowechop regularly participates in community cultural activities and spends the spring and summer training and racing with the Makah women’s racing canoe team, the Spirit Paddlers. Daniel L. Boxberger is Professor of Anthropology at Western Washington University. His research has focused on the political economy of indigenous peoples, in particular on the issues of natural resource use and control. Much of his recent work has been with the National Park Service on issues of Native American access and use of public lands. His current focus is on comparative analyses of resource issues in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Robert Bringhurst is the author of a major study of Haida oral literature (A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World) and the translator of two volumes of Haida narrative poetry (Nine Visits to the Mythworld by Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas and Being in Being: The Collected Works of Skaay of the Qquuna Qiighawaay ).With Haida sculptor Bill Reid he is coauthorof The Raven Steals the Light. His other books include The Black Canoe, a study of Reid’s largest and most complex work of sculpture. Regna Darnell is Professor of Anthropology and Director of First Nations Studies and the Centre for Research and Teaching of Canadian Native Languages at the University of Western Ontario. Recent works include Invisible Genealogies: A History of Americanist Anthropology (2001), Theorizing the Americanist Tradition (edited with LisaValentine, 1999), and Along Came Boas: Continuity and Revolution in Americanist Anthropology (1998). Her interests include history of anthropology, linguistic anthropology, Canadian First Nations, Canadian national identity , and social theory. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Richard and Nora Marks Dauenhauer, partners in marriage and scholarship , worked nearly 14 years at Sealaska Heritage Foundation in Juneau , where they developed the Language and Cultural Studies Program . This was downsized in 1997, and they are now freelance writers and consultants. In addition to pedagogical materials for Tlingit, their 498 contributors Tseng 2004.8.9 07:12 7132 Mauze / COMING TO SHORE / sheet 538 of 548 most important collaborative work is the bilingual series Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature. Volumes include Haa Shuká, Our Ancestors: Tlingit Oral Narratives (1987); Haa Tuwunáagu Yís, For Healing Our Spirit: Tlingit Oratory (1990); and Haa Kusteeyí, Our Culture: Tlingit Life Stories (1994).They are now completing a volume of Tlingit Raven stories and a volume about the Battles of Sitka of 1802 and 1804. They have received numerous honors and awards individuallyand as a team. Nora Marks Dauenhauer was raised on...


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