About the Author

Jill Oakes teaches in the Department of Environment and Geography at the University of Manitoba. Rick Riewe is professor of zoology at the University of Manitoba, where he teaches ecology, resource management, and biology. With funding from the Bata Shoe Museum, he and his wife Jill Oakes have lived and studied with the Native peoples of Canada, Alaska, Siberia, Fennoscandia, and Greenland.