rebecca m. webster is an enrolled member of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin and serves the tribe as a senior staff attorney, providing legal advice for the tribe’s administration on government relations, jurisdiction concerns, and a wide variety of tribal land issues. She also serves as an adjunct instructor at the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh and at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. She received her BA, MPA, and JD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. This past summer, she received her PhD in public policy and administration from Walden University.
loretta fowler is professor emerita at the University of Oklahoma and past president of the American Society for Ethnohistory. She is the author of several books on the culture and history of Native Americans, including Wives and Husbands: Gender and Age in Southern Arapaho History; Tribal Sovereignty and the Historical Imagination: Cheyenne-Arapaho Politics; Arapahoe Politics, 1851–1978: Symbols in Crises of Authority; and The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Great Plains. Currently she is an independent scholar living in Los Gatos, California.
bruce granville miller, PhD, is a professor of anthropology at the University of British Columbia. His work focuses on Aboriginal-state relations. His most recent book is Oral History on Trial: Recognizing Aboriginal Narratives in the Courts.
gustavo menezes holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Brasilia and works for funai, the federal Indian agency of Brazil. He currently presents to the courts the cultural and social backgrounds of Aboriginal defendants in criminal cases. [End Page 442]