MONICA HUGHES was the author of over thirty-five books. She received numerous literary awards, including, in 1982 and 1983, the Governor General’s Award (then known as the Canada Council Prize) for Children’s Literature. In 2002 Monica was made a member of the Order of Canada. She passed away in March 2003.
Brenda Clark teaches anthropology at Camosun College. She has had the pleasure and privilege of working on archaeological sites from Newfoundland and Labrador to British Columbia and north to the Central Arctic over a 30-year career as a bioarchaeologist. Her current interests lie in forensic anthropology and in raising public awareness about archaeology. Clark lives in Victoria, British Columbia.