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EDUCATION

Ph.D., 2001.     Anthropology (Archaeology);   University of California, Riverside.
      Subspeciality:  Paleoethnobotany.
      Dissertation --   In Search of the Intangible:
          Geophyte Use and Management Along the Upper Klamath River Canyon.

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M.A., 1996.     Anthropology;   University of California, Riverside.
        Archaeology major field of emphasis;   Linguistics and Cultural Anthropology subfields.
        Thesis --   The Great Western Root:
          Construction and Consideration of Behavioral Chains
          Relative to Resource Management
.
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B.S., 1993.   Anthropology-Geography;   California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
         Minor in Geology.

B.A., 1993.   History;   California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
         Graduated Summa Cum Laude.
        Thesis --   The Disappearing Rancho:  The American vs. the Spanish Ranching
        Experience on the Rancho San Jose de Abajo.

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SPECIFIC FIELD AND LABORATORY EXPERIENCE
 
2010 - current     Archaeological Consultant; Tsi Akim Maidu, Grass Valley, CA.   Analyzed archaeological reports and wrote opinions.   Performed archaeological surveys and prepared reports.

2003 - 1999     Paleoethnobotanical contractor;  IPX Laboratory.   Analyzed and identified charred wood and seeds in archaeological soils.   For specific reports see  Publications  section below.

2001 - 1998     Ethnobiogeographical contractor, IPX Laboratory.   Mapped distribution of ethnobotanically important plants and sensitive or threatened plants.

2001, 2002     Scientific Illustrator;  Archaeological Research Unit, University of California, Riverside.   Prepared for publishing hand-drawn archaeological illustrations using computer graphics programs.

2000     Scientific Illustrator;  Upper Klamath River Archaeological and Botanical Project, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.   Drew illustrations of and evaluated historically significant structures within the project's study area.

1999     Crew Chief;  Upper Klamath River Archaeological and Botanical Project, University of Notre Dame Field School and Redding BLM Jobs-In-The-Woods Program.   Helped plan and execute archaeological surveys, located and evaluated prehistoric and historic archaeological sites, filled out relevant BLM and/or state cultural resource forms, participated in and helped supervise archaeological excavations, served as lead field botanist in collecting environmental and ethnobotanical information, collected and identified herbarium specimens, and assisted teaching students in archaeological survey and excavation.

1998, 1997, 1996     Crew Chief;  Upper Klamath River Archaeological and Botanical Project, Pomona College Field School.   See above job description.

1996     Survey Crew Member;  Archaeology Research Unit, University of California, Riverside.   Participated in a cultural resource survey in Loma Linda, CA.

1995     Crew Member;  Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Tuscarora Gas Transmission Project, Environmental Management Program, Archaeological Excavation Project, Sparks, Nevada.   Participated in archaeological excavation and evaluation.

1995     Independent Contractor;  Data Analyst.   Computerization of map data from the Pendejo Cave Project for GIS spatial analysis and report illustration.   Report submitted to Radiocarbon Laboratory, University of California, Riverside.

1995-1990     Lab Assistant;  Archaeological Survey Association Lab, LaVerne, CA.   Cataloged archaeological collections, assisted orientation of students from Pomona and LaVerne Colleges.

1993     Independent Contractor;  Faunal Analysis.   Assisted in the Faunal Analysis for Sites 35WH7, 35WH14, and 35WH21, also performed data sorting, entry and summarization.   Data report submitted to the University of Oregon, Eugene.

1993     Assistant;  Anthropology Laboratory, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.   Cataloging and maintaining laboratory collections.

1993, 1992     Crew Chief;  Upper Klamath River Archaeological and Botanical Project, Earthwatch Expeditions.   Oriented and trained volunteers, helped plan and execute archaeological surveys, evaluated archaeological sites, filled out relevant BLM and/or state cultural resource forms, participated in and supervised archaeological excavations, conducted site mapping using surveyors equipment, and collected environmental data.

1993     Teaching Assistant;  Department of Anthropology-Geography, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.   Archaeological Field School, Antelope Valley Project.   Assisted in training students in archaeological excavation.

1992, 1991     Teaching Assistant;  Department of Anthropology-Geography, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.   Archaeological Field School, Phillips Mansion Site Project.   Assisted in training students in excavation, drew AutoCad illustrations.

1990     Crew Member;  Mud Springs Environmental Impact Report, Archaeological Assessment, LaVerne, CA.

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LECTURES AND DEMONSTRATIONS
 
2011     Flintknappable Materials Talk, Nevada County Rock and Mineral Society Meeting, Grass Valley, California.

2009     Rocks Used by Native Americans Talk, Nevada County Rock and Mineral Society Meeting, Grass Valley, California.

2007, 2006     Archaeology of a Convention Panel, Baycon, San Jose, California.

2005     Future Archaeology Panel, Conjecture, San Diego, California.

2005 - 2000     Lithic Technology Demonstration - Before Columbus Day Native American Arts and Crafts Festival, University High School, Los Angeles, California.

2005     Archaeology of a Convention Panel, Condor, California.

2005     Archaeology of a Convention Panel, Radcon, Pasco, Washington.

2005, 2004     Flintknapping Demonstration, Further Confusion, San Jose, California.

2007 - 2003     Flintknapping Demonstration, Baycon, San Jose, California.

2004     Archaeological Research Case Study Lecture, Sierra College, California.

2006 - 2002     Flintknapping Demonstration, Loscon, Los Angeles, California.

2003     Flintknapping Demonstration, Orycon, Portland, Oregon.

2001     Paleoethnobotany workshop, U.C. Riverside, Anthropology Dept.

2001     Lithic Demonstration - Haramokngna Winter Solstice Gathering, Angeles National Forest, California.

2001 - 1998     Lithic Technology Demonstrations - California History Day, San Gabriel Street Festival, California.

1999     Lithic Technology Lectures - California State University, Fullerton.   Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Introduction to Archaeology classes.

2001, 1998      Lithic Technology Demonstration - Sherman Indian High School Intertribal Pow-Wow, Riverside, California

1998      Lithic Technology Demonstrations and Lectures - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.   Primitive Technology Class.   One lecture on flaked and one lecture on ground stone technology.

1997     Teaching Assistant, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside.   Course:  Human Osteology.

1996     Lithic Technology Demonstrations; Covina Historical Society.

1996     Teaching Assistant, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside.   Course:  World Prehistory.

1996,1995     Guest Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside.   Courses: Culture, Health and Healing; People, Plants, and Animals.

1996,1995     Archaeology Guest Lecturer; Junior High School Classes, Hacienda Christian School.

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OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
1994-present     Curator;  Ramona Museum of California History, San Gabriel, CA.   Management and cataloging of the museum collection, arranging display and interpretation of material, assisting researchers, publicity, training docents, and dealing with NAGPRA issues.

2003-2005     Collections Manager;  Historic Italian Hall Museum, Los Angeles, CA.   Management and cataloging of the museum collection, pursuing and documenting donations, assisting researchers, publicity.

2000-2003     Archaeological Consultant;  Confederated Bands of the Shasta and Upper Klamath River Indians.   Providing advisement on issues concerning recognition, protection and reporting of archaeological sites, relations with governmental agencies, management of tribal cultural resource information, and NAGPRA issues.

1997     Editorial Assistant;  The Naked Truth by Judy Kronenfeld.

1996-1997     Class Reader; University of California, Riverside.   Courses:  California Indian Peoples; Culture, Health and Healing; Linguistic Anthropology; Structural/Descriptive Linguistics.

1995-1996     Editorial Assistant;  A New System for the Formal Analysis of Kinship by Sidney H. Gould, edited by David B. Kronenfeld.

1995-1993     Assistant Curator; Covina Historical Society Archives.

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PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS AND THESES
 
2010     Smudging: Native American Incense.   Handbook, Phoenix Obsidian Designs, California.   ORDER

2008     First Aid for Flintknappers.   Handbook, Phoenix Obsidian Designs, California.   ORDER

2004     Gone Knapping:  An Introduction to the Basics of Flintknapping.   DVD, Phoenix Obsidian Designs, California.   ORDER

2003     Paleoethnobotanical Analysis for Ashland Creek Site, Oregon.   Report submitted to Southern Oregon College, Ashland, Oregon.

2002     The Flora of the Upper Klamath River Canyon, Klamath County, Oregon.   Kalmiopsis  9:17-23.

2001     In Search of the Intangible:   Geophyte Use and Management Along the Upper Klamath River Canyon.   Dissertation Thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside.   ABSTRACT
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2001     Site Specific Maps of Ethnobotanically Important Plants within the Upper Klamath River Canyon.  Report submitted to U.S.D.I., Bureau  of Land Mangement, Lakeview District, Klamath Falls Resource Area.

2001     Site Specific Maps of Special Status and Noxious Plants within the Upper Klamath River Canyon.   Report submitted to U.S.D.I., Bureau of Land Managment, Lakeview District, Klamath Falls Resource Area.

2000     Paleoethnobotanical Analysis for Geese Flying (CA-SIS-2135) and Wise Eagle (CA-SIS-2136).   Report submitted to U.S.D.I., Bureau of Land Management, Redding District.

2000     Paleoethnobotanical Analysis for Big Boulder Village, 35-KL-18.   Report submitted to Joanne Mack, Upper Klamath River Archaeological and Botanical Project, University of Notre Dame, IN.

1999     Steamer Days in the South Pacific - The 1924 Travel Letters of Benjamin Fox.   Edited and Annotated by Susan Marie Gleason.   Ramona Museum Press, San Gabriel, CA.
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1999     Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of Paradise Craggy, CA-SIS-1066.   Report submitted to U.S.D.I., Bureau of Land Management, Redding District.   TEXT OF REPORT

1998     Ethnobotanical Survey of Forest Openings within the Proposed Grassy Glade Prescribed Burn Area, Rigdon Ranger District, Willamette National Forest.   Submitted to USDA Forest Service.   Contract No. 98-HTG-39.   TEXT OF REPORT

1997     The Great Western Root - Construction and Consideration of Behavioral Chains Relative to Resource Management.   Specialty Examination, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, on file.   Available through  Coyote Press.   ABSTRACT

1996     'Puh', Who?:  Cattails (Typha) in the Modern and Ancient Mayan Economy.   ABSTRACT

1993     The Disappearing Rancho:  The American vs. the Spanish Ranching Experience on the Rancho San Jose de Abajo.   History Senior Thesis, Department of History, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, on file.

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PAPERS PRESENTED
 
2002     Ethnobiogeography:  An Indirect Strategy of Modeling Prehistoric Plant Use.   Paper presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the State of Jefferson Archaeological Conference, Jacksonville, OR.

2001     Root Camps along the Upper Klamath River Canyon.   Paper presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, Modesto, CA.   ABSTRACT

2001     Digging Ipos - Experiments Related to the Behavioral Chain Analysis of Perideridia spp.   Paper presented at the 24th Annual Meetings of the Society of Ethnobiology, Durango, CO.   ABSTRACT

2001     Uncovering the Intangible:  Geophyte Use along the Upper Klamath River Canyon.   Paper presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the State of Jefferson, Ashland, OR.

2000     What is THIS? - Recognition of a Modern Flintknapping Site.   Paper presented at the Society for California Archaeology Southern Data-Sharing Meeting, San Diego, CA.   ABSTRACT

2000     The Great Western Root - A Consideration of Behavioral Chains in Relation to Resource Management.   Paper presented at the 15th Annual California Indian Conference, Chaffey College, Alta Loma, CA.

1998     Ipos Interactions - Perideridia within the Upper Klamath River Canyon Area.   Paper presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle, WA.   ABSTRACT

1997     The Great Western Root - Construction and Consideration of Behavioral Chains Relative to Resource Management.   Specialty Defense, Paper presented at the James C. Young Colloquium, University of California, Riverside.   ABSTRACT

1996     Changing Wild Resource Management Policies:  A Case Study.   Paper presented at the California Geographical Society Annual Meetings, Columbia College, Sonora, CA.   ABSTRACT

1996     The Reason Rye.   Paper presented at the James C. Young Colloquium, University of California, Riverside.   ABSTRACT

1996     Little Seed, Big Food.   Poster presented at Research Day, Anthropology Department, University of California, Riverside.

1995     The Great Grain of the Great Basin.   Paper presented at the James C. Young Colloquium, University of California, Riverside.   ABSTRACT

1994     The Importance of Geography in the Archaeological Study of the Upper Klamath Canyon.   Paper presented at the California Geographical Society Annual Meetings, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

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HONORS AND AWARDS
 
2005     Science Guest of Honor, Radcon, Pasco, Washington.

2000 - 1994     Anthropology Departmental Fellowship, University of California, Riverside.

1996     Service Award from the University of LaVerne, awarded for "Dedicated service and commitment to the preservation of the Mud Springs Archaeological Collection within our community."

1995     Honorary Membership in the Native Sons of the Golden West, awarded for contributions to the preservation of California history.

1994     Graduate School Scholarship, Pi Gamma Mu, Social Sciences Honor Society.

1993     Outstanding Graduating Senior in History, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

1993 - 1989     National Dean's List

1993 - 1988     President's Honor List, California State Polytechnic University.

1993 - 1988     Dean's Honor List, California State Polytechnic University.

1993     Presented Membership in Pi Gamma Mu, Social Sciences Honor Society.

1991     Presented Membership in Gold Medal Honor Society.

1989     Presented Membership in Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society.

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