Professional designation/degrees: BA (Honours Anthropology), University of Victoria; MA (Anthropology), McMaster University; PhD (Anthropology), University of Alberta; member of BC Association of Professional Archaeologists
Faculty/Department: Anthropology, Social Cultural & Media Studies; Faculty of Arts, UFV.
Personal Biography: Born in Saskatoon, Sask., but has lived most of life in British Columbia; avid sailor (with a CS 27 sailboat called “Wind Dancer”); novice musician (guitar); loves world music; has carried out fieldwork in ethnography and archaeology in numerous areas of British Columbia with First Nations communities; has traveled to Nepal and Mexico; keen interest in the cultural and heritage record of indigenous peoples; interested in Buddhism; has taught at UCFV since 1980; has put on two photographic exhibits (one on Nepal).
Research Interests: Indigenous cultures of Pacific Northwest; cultural heritage of Nepal and Himalayan regions of India; applied anthropology and archaeology; visual anthropology (film and photographic visual documentations)
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