PROJECTS:

 

2015-16 Impact Assessment of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Gulf of Mexico Fishing Communities: Five Years Later. Subcontract with ECS Federal, Inc. for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service/Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami, FL under prime contract GS-23F-0365K; EA-133F-14-BA-0013. 1 November 2015-30 September 2016.

 

2014-16 An Examination of the Effects of the Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program on Gulf of Mexico Coastal Fishing Communities. Subcontract with ECS Federal, Inc. for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service/Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami, FL under prime contract GS-23F-0365K; EA-133F-14-BA-0013. 1 December 2014-18 September 2016.

 

Shrimper going out, Bayou Lafourche near Leevile, LA.

Shrimper going out, Bayou Lafourche near Leevile, LA.

Bayou Pointe au Chien, home of the Pointe au Chien Indian Tribal community.

Bayou Pointe au Chien, home of the Pointe au Chien Indian Tribal community.

Crab traps along west bank of Bayou pointe au Chien.

Crab traps along west bank of Bayou pointe au Chien.

Gulf of Mexico intrudes behind Pointe au Chien Indian Tribal headquarters building.

Gulf of Mexico intrudes behind Pointe au Chien Indian Tribal headquarters building.

Commercial and charter fleet, Long Beach marina, MS.

Commercial and charter fleet, Long Beach marina, MS.

 

2002-03 Blythe Energy Projects American Indian Ethnographic Assessment Study, Greystone Environmental Consultants, Inc., Sacramento, CA, Caithness-Blythe II, LLC, New York, NY, and Western Area Power Administration, Lakewood, Colorado (August 2002-September 2003)

 

2001 Woods Cultural Research, LLC, Evergreen, CO, North Baja Pipeline Project Chemehuevi ethnographic report. 3 days in September.

 

1996-97 Personal services contract, evaluation and impact studies of Farming Systems Research and Extension (desk review), funded by UNFAO through CARE Senior Food Security Adviser/Livelihood Security Coordinator (November-April)

 

1996 Short-term technical assistance to Malawi Public Lands Utilization Study (PLUS), Level 2 socioeconomic pilot study, funded by USAID through the Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona--training interviewers, designing RRA topical outlines for focus groups, conducting rapid appraisals, design and test of household survey on socioeconomic aspects of public land resource use in Domasi watershed pilot study area (30 July-29 August)

Rapid Appraisal team, Zomba watershed study area, Malawi  (Photography by Barron Orr)

Rapid Appraisal team, Zomba watershed study area, Malawi (Photography by Barron Orr)

 

1994 Consulting assistant to expert witness and U.S. Dept. of Justice attorney in re: General Determination--Water Rights--Virgin River--Santa Clara Drainage, No. 7596, 5th Judicial District of Washington County, Utah. (Shivwits Southern Paiute aboriginal water rights) With R. Stoffle.

 

1991 Consulting assistant to Argonne National Laboratory consultant, review and comment on draft DOE Cultural Resource Plan Development Guidance. 2 days. (with R. Stoffle)

 

1991 Consultant to National Park Service, Applied Ethnography Program, inaugural ethnographic resources roundtable, Glorieta and Pecos, NM, 26-30 August. (with R. Stoffle and M. Evans)

 

1990 Consulting assistant to World Bank consultant, technical report on coastal and marine resources management for inclusion in environmental assessment sourcebook (with R.W. Stoffle). 2 days in January.

 

1989 Consulting assistant to Oak Ridge National Laboratory consultant, review of documents on sociocultural impacts of low-altitude military flyovers on Native American communities and cultural resources (with R. Stoffle).

 

1988-89 Consulting assistant to expert witness and U.S. Dept. of Justice attorney in re: General Determination--Water Rights--Virgin River--Santa Clara Drainage, No. 7596, 5th Judicial District of Washington County, Utah. (Shivwits Southern Paiute aboriginal water rights) August 1988-September 1989. (with R. Stoffle)

 

1988 Consulting assistant to expert witness and Native American Rights Fund, Boulder, CO; research and writing of position paper report on San Juan Southern Paiute religious beliefs concerning traditional lands and resources, in re: Sidney v. MacDonald v. James, No. CIV 74-842-PHX-EHC. (San Juan Southern Paiute claim) September. (with R. Stoffle)

 

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH AND FIELD EXPERIENCE:

2015  Ethnographic fieldwork and interviews with grouper-tilefish fishermen, captains, crews, dealers and other participants in Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program, LaFourche Parish, Louisiana communities (Cut Off, Galliano, Golden Meadow, Leeville, Port Fourchon, Grand Isle)

2001-2002 NAGPRA Project Director/Coordinator, Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, Havasu Lake, CA; management and supervision of “Consultation Between the Chemehuevi Tribal Alliance and Eight Museums and Institutions” grant project (06-99-GP-193), funded by the National Park Service NAGPRA grant program. Coordinated activities of NAGPRA Committee of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe and the 29 Palms Band of Mission Indians, archival research, museum collection visits and evaluation of inventories, summary lists and accession records to establish cultural affiliation, oral history interviews with Chemehuevi elders and spiritual leaders, formulation of tribal/alliance policy on repatriation, responding to requests for consultation and comments on environmental assessment, impact statement and cultural resource documents, grant and technical report writing (26 June 2001-29 March 2002)

 

2001 Ethnographic research and analysis of mail questionnaire data for doctoral dissertation on Numic-speaking Indian participation in long-term consultation with the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office on the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada (January-May)

 

2000 Technical assistance to American Indian Writers Subgroup of the Consolidated Group of Tribes and Organizations, production of an American Indian response document for inclusion in the environmental assessment of Kistler Aerospace Corporation’s Launch Facility on the Nevada Test Site, funded by the Nevada Test Site Development Corporation through the US Department of Energy Nevada Operations Office in conjunction with the Federal Aviation Administration (Tucson, 7-12 August; Las Vegas, 11-12 September)

 

2000 Research and writing for eight chapters in Nevada Test Site American Indian Program Synthesis book, funded by US Department of Energy Nevada Operations Office (March-November)

 

1997 Project Manager/Researcher, Malawi Public Lands Utilization Study (PLUS), Level 2 socioeconomic study, funded by USAID through the Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (subcontract with BARA)--data entry, cleaning, coding and quantitative analysis of household survey data and write-up of findings on socioeconomic aspects of public land resource use (M. Baro, PI). 4 February-14 November.

 

1996 Food Security Specialist/Principal Investigator, Kenya Rapid Food and Livelihood Security Assessment Support Project, funded by CARE International, Atlanta, GA. Data cleaning and quantitative analysis of household data set, write up of findings for inclusion in CARE/Kenya RFLSA report (October-November)

 

1996 Food Security Specialist, Synthesis Study of Rapid Food and Livelihood Security Assessments, funded by CARE International, Atlanta, GA. Desk review and statistical analysis of food and livelihood security/food aid data derived from rapid assessments conducted in 13 countries; development of revised RFLSA matrices and household database for field testing. (January-June)

 

1995 Field Ethnographer, NAGPRA Consultation for the Nevada Test Site Collection, funded by the U.S. Dept. of Energy through the Desert Research Institute. Interviews with elders and representatives of 13 tribes to determine NAGPRA eligibility for 267 items in NTS archaeological collection, Las Vegas, NV. (23 July-22 August)

 

1995 Rapid Ethnographic Reconnaissance, village of Buen Hombre, northwest coast of the Dominican Republic, funded by Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology, University of Arizona, through its Farmer-to-Farmer Program. 1 week in mid-July. (with J. Greenberg and T. Cederstrom)

 

1995 Field Ethnographer, Ethnographic Overview and Assessment project for Zion NP, Utah and Pipe Spring NM, Arizona, funded by the National Park Service, Rocky Mountain Region. Ethnographic interviews with representatives of Kaibab and Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah on culturally significant places, sites, and resources within park units and surrounding study area. (31 May-10 June)

 

1992-94 Field Ethnographer, Southern Paiute Colorado River Corridor Cultural Resource Study, funded by the Bureau of Reclamation through the National Park Service and Southern Paiute Consortium as part of Glen Canyon EIS studies. Ethnoarchaeological resource identification and interpretation with representatives of four Southern Paiute tribes, July 1992; ethnobotanical resource identification and interpretation with representatives of four Southern Paiute tribes, 1 May-16 May 1993; rock art site assessment and interpretation with representatives of two Southern Paiute tribes, 1 May-15 May, 6-18 September 1994. (R. Stoffle, PI)

 

1993 Field Ethnographer, Fragile Ecosystem of the Upper Gulf of California Project, funded by Conservation International-Mexico through ITESM-Campus Guaymas. One month total effort; 1 week of fieldwork in the fishing community of El Golfo de Santa Clara, Sonora. Supervision of two students conducting household surveys; ethnographic interviews with key informants on the spatial and temporal aspects of fishing. (T. McGuire and J. Greenberg, co-PIs). March.

Commercial fish buyers, El Golfo de Santa Clara, Sonora, Mexico

Commercial fish buyers, El Golfo de Santa Clara, Sonora, Mexico

1992-1994 Field Ethnographer, Nevada Test Site AIRFA Compliance Program, funded by the U.S. Dept. of Energy through the Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV. Total of 35 days of ethnobotanical and ethnoarchaeological fieldwork with representatives of 17 involved tribes in the Pahute and Rainier Mesa study area. (R. Stoffle, PI) 1 June-18 June; 1 August-18 August; 5 days in October, 1993; monitor training, April 1994.

 

1991 Project management assistant to PI, data analyst, report contributor and co-editor, Satellite Monitoring of Coastal Ecosystems in the Dominican Republic, funded by the Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Saginaw, MI. Project to assess the integrated utility of EOS satellite technology, ethnography, and marine ecology in monitoring global change in coral reef and coastal marine ecosystems, with R. Stoffle and T. Wagner et al. (1 January-31 December)

 

1990-1991 Researcher, AIRFA Compliance Program, Nevada Test Site, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office through the Desert Research Institute, Reno NV. Literature search, data compilation and report writing. With R. Stoffle, Principal Investigator. (1 October 1990-30 September 1991)

 

Interveiwing Southern Paiute basket maker and plant expert on Rainier Mesa, Nevada Test Site.  (Photography by Richard W. Stoffle)

Interveiwing Southern Paiute basket maker and plant expert on Rainier Mesa, Nevada Test Site. (Photography by Richard W. Stoffle)

1990 Field Ethnographer, social and environmental assessment in coastal fishing village of Buen Hombre, Dominican Republic, funded by Population-Environment Dynamics Project, University of Michigan, through the MacArthur Foundation and United Nations Fund for Population Activities (3 weeks of fieldwork in May-June; continuation of 1989 work).


1989 Assistant Coordinator/Field Ethnographer, Michigan Low-Level Radioactive Waste Repository Siting Project, Native American cultural resources section, funded by the Michigan Low-Level Radioactive Waste Authority, State of Michigan (10 days fieldwork in October-November; analysis and write-up December 1989-May 1990)


1989 Field Ethnographer, social assessment of Smithsonian King Crab Mariculture Project, Dominican Republic, funded by Population-Environment Dynamics Project, University of Michigan, through the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (3 weeks fieldwork in July-August; research, analysis and report writing September 1989-December 1990)


Interviewing fisherman in northern coastal community of Buen Hombre, Dominican Republic  (Photography by Richard W. Stoffle)

Interviewing fisherman in northern coastal community of Buen Hombre, Dominican Republic (Photography by Richard W. Stoffle)

1989 Field Ethnographer, Utah Test and Training Range Project, Native American cultural resources section, funded by Science Applications International Corp. through the United States Air Force (12 days fieldwork in March; 7 days ethnobotanical fieldwork in May; data analysis and report writing May 8-16)


1988-89 Field Ethnographer, Yucca Mountain Project, Native American cultural resources section, funded by Science Applications International Corporation, Las Vegas, Nevada, through the U.S. Dept. of Energy (3 weeks fieldwork in March-April 1988, 1 week in May 1988, 1 week in June 1988; research, analysis and report-writing February 1988-March 1989)


1988-89 Researcher, ethnohistorical research in local libraries and archives, city of St. George, Utah, regarding Shivwits Southern Paiute water usage and irrigated agriculture for water rights legal case. (1 week in September 1988; research, analysis and report-writing August 1988-September 1989)


Mazatec Indian family in resettlement community of Las Margaritas, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1985  (Photography by Allison Bingham)

Mazatec Indian family in resettlement community of Las Margaritas, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1985 (Photography by Allison Bingham)

1985 Ethnographic-ethnoecological research and fieldwork in resettled Mazatec Indian community of Las Margaritas, Oaxaca, Mexico (Papaloapan River Basin region; 2 months fieldwork in July-August)

Satellite View of Mazatec Community of Las Margaritas

Satellite View of Mazatec Community of Las Margaritas

Cerro Rabon, Mazatec holy place

Cerro Rabon, Mazatec holy place

 

1984 Staff Anthropologist/Intern, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of Interior, Washington, D.C. (Summer-Fall)

 

1983 Data Analyst, Applied Urban Field School, UW-Parkside, Fort Carson-Pinon Canyon Maneuver Area SIA, Ethnohistory and Native American Religious Concerns section, funded by the U.S. Army through the National Park Service, Denver, CO (Summer)

 

1983 Consultant/Research Assistant, Applied Urban Field School, UW-Parkside, Intermountain Power Project, Intermountain-Adelanto Bipole I (Revised); Ethnographic (Native American) Resources, Nevada and Utah Sections, subcontracted through Applied Conservation Technology, Inc., Fullerton, CA (March through August)

 

1981-1982 Contributing Research Assistant, Applied Urban Field School, UW-Parkside, Intermountain Power Project, Intermountain-Adelanto Bipole I; Ethnographic (Native American) Resources, Nevada and Utah Sections, subcontracted through Applied Conservation Technology, Inc., Fullerton, CA (October through August)

 

1980 Research Assistant/Field Interviewer, Applied Urban Field School, UW-Parkside, Reborn Lake Project, Lake Michigan Angler Attitudes toward Wisconsin DNR Salmon Stocking Policies, Kenosha and Racine, WI, funded by UW-Parkside and Wisconsin DNR (Summer)

 

1979 Field Assistant, Conservation Archeology Project, Kenosha County, WI, jointly sponsored by UW-Parkside, UW-P Applied Urban Field School, Kenosha County Archeological Society and Kenosha Public Museum (Summer)

 

1975 Crew member, Applied Anthropology Field School (archeology), Kaibab Paiute Indian Reservation, Fredonia, Arizona, jointly sponsored by UW-Parkside, Southern Utah State College, and the Kaibab Paiute Indian Tribe (Summer)

 

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS:

2014 An Examination of the Effects of the Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program on Gulf of Mexico Coastal Fishing Communities. Subcontract with ECS Federal, Inc. for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service/Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami, FL under prime contract GS-23F-0365K; EA-133F-14-BA-0013. 1 December 2014-18 September 2016.

 

2002 American Indian Consultation and Ethnographic Study in the Blythe Energy Project Area. Scope of Work submitted to Greystone Environmental Consultants, Inc., Sacramento, CA and Western Area Power Administration, Lakewood, CO. Funded amount: $19,660.

 

2002 Finding the Ancestors: Assessing Museum and Federal Agency Collections to Identify Human Remains, Funerary and Sacred Objects Culturally Affiliated with the Chemehuevi People. Funding proposal submitted to the National Park Service National Center for Cultural Resources, NAGPRA Grant Program for Indian Tribes, Washington, DC.

 

2000 American Indian Writers Subgroup Technical Support for Kistler Environmental Assessment, funded by the Nevada Test Site Development Corporation through the US Department of Energy Nevada Operations Office (R. Stoffle, PI)

 

2000 Nevada Test Site American Indian Program Synthesis book, funded by US Department of Energy Nevada Operations Office (R. Stoffle, PI)

 

1997 Malawi Public Lands Utilization Study (PLUS), Level 2 socioeconomic study technical assistance, funded by USAID through a subcontract with the Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona (Project Manager/Researcher; M. Baro, PI)

 

1996-97 Contributor to two NSF research proposals concerning the social and environmental impacts of structural adjustment policies on rural households in the northwest Dominican Republic (with J. Greenberg, A. Ortiz and others)

 

1996 Kenya Rapid Food and Livelihood Security Assessment Support Project, funded by CARE International, Atlanta, GA (PI)

 

1996 Synthesis Study of Rapid Food and Livelihood Security Assessments, funded by CARE International, Atlanta, GA (T. Finan, PI)

 

1994-95 Ethnographic Resource Inventory and Assessment for Colorado River Corridor, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah and Arizona, and Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, Bureau of Reclamation through the Southern Paiute Consortium (with R. Stoffle, PI)

 

1994-95 Ethnographic Resource Inventory and Assessment for Zion National Park, Utah and Pipe Spring National Monument, Arizona, with Southern Paiute Consortium, funded by the National Park Service Rocky Mountain Region, Denver, CO (with R. Stoffle)

 

1992-1993 Ethnographic Resource Inventory and Assessment for Colorado River Corridor, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah and Arizona, and Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, Bureau of Reclamation through the National Park Service (with R. Stoffle and M. Evans)

 

1991 Travel grant, University of Arizona Social and Behavioral Science Research Institute, for travel to Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico for project development conference. 28-30 October (with C. Velez-Ibanez et al.)

 

1991 "Ethnographic Resources Roundtable," Glorieta and Pecos, NM. 26-30 August (with R. Stoffle and M. Evans)

 

1991 "Monitoring Coastal Marine Population-Environment Interactions: A Case Study in the Dominican Republic," Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), University of Michigan, through the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). (R.W. Stoffle and Thomas W. Wagner, Co-Principal Investigators)

 

1990 "Monitoring Population-Environment Dynamics in the Dominican Republic," Population-Environment Dynamics Project, University of Michigan, through the MacArthur Foundation. (R.W. Stoffle, Principal Investigator)

 

1990-1995 Native American Consultation Program, AIRFA and NAGPRA Compliance, Nevada Test Site, funded by the U.S. Dept. of Energy Nevada Operations Office through the Desert Research Institute, Reno and Las Vegas. (R.W. Stoffle, Co-principal Investigator)

 

1989 "Environmental and Population Implications of Mithrax Mariculture in the Dominican Republic," Population-Environment Dynamics Project, University of Michigan, through United Nations Fund for Population Activities. (R.W. Stoffle, Principal Investigator)

 

1989 "Assessment of Native American Cultural Resources Potentially Affected by Proposed Action and Alternatives of Electronic Combat Test Capability at the Utah Test and Training Range," Science Applications International Corporation. (R.W. Stoffle, Principal Investigator)

 

1988 "Native American Cultural Resource Study, Yucca Mountain Project, Nevada," Science Applications International Corporation, Las Vegas, NV, through U.S. Dept. of Energy (R.W. Stoffle, Principal Investigator)

 

1985 "Cultural Transmission Among Resettled Mazatec," Research Office, Georgia State University (W.L. Partridge, Principal Investigator)

 

1983 Intermountain Power Project, Intermountain-Adelanto Bipole I (Revised); Ethnographic (Native American) Resources, Nevada and Utah Sections (R. W. Stoffle, Principal Investigator)