Sergei A. Kan is a professor of anthropology and Native American studies at Dartmouth College. He is the editor of Strangers to Relatives: The Adoption and Naming of Anthropologists in Native North America (Nebraska 2001), co-editor of Coming to Shore: Northwest Coast Ethnology, Traditions, and Visions (Nebraska 2004), and the author of Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity . Pauline Turner Strong is an associate professor of anthropology and gender studies at the University of Texas–Austin. Her publications include Captive Selves, Captivating Others: The Politics and Poetics of Colonial American Captivity Narratives and a series of influential articles on the representation of indigenous peoples.
The contributors include: Jeffrey D. Anderson, Mary Druke Becker, Margaret Bender, Robert Brightman, Jennifer S.H. Brown, Thomas Buckley, Raymond A. Bucko, S.J., Regna Darnell, Raymond DeMallie, David W. Dinwoodie, Frederick W. Gleach, Michael E. Harkin, Joseph C. Jastrzembski, Sergei A. Kan, Robert E. Moore, Peter Nabokov, Larry Nesper, Jean M. O’Brien, Pauline Turner Strong, Greg Urban, and Barrik Van Winkle.