Richard Callaghan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Calgary, Alberta.
Japanese Shipwrecks on the Northwest Coast and the Implications for Early Crossings of the North Pacific Pre-Columbian Contacts (164kb PDF file)
Rita R. Colwell, Ph.D., Chairman emerita and Senior Adviser, Canon US Life Sciences, Inc.; President, Cosmos ID, Inc.; Distinguished Professor, University of Maryland at College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; former director, National Science Foundation. Click on this link for more information.
Oceans, Climate and Infectious Diseases
Susan J. Crockford, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor (Anthropology/Graduate Studies), University of Victoria; and Pacific Identifications Inc., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Dogs Across The Pacific
Curtis Ebbesmeyer, Ph.D., Oceanographer and Author
Flotsam in the News: BP Oil Spill, Disembodied Feet and Global Garbage Patches
W. James Ingraham, Oceanographer, retired, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle. Click on this link for more information.
Drift from Japan to North America
Stephen Jett, Ph.D., Geographer, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis
Ancient Transoceanic Crossings: Evidentiary Developments during the Past Decade
Brian Kemp, Ph.D., Molecular Anthropologist, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Biology at Washington State University (Click on this link for more information.)
Mitochondrial DNA Variation Among Native Southeastern Alaskans
Teri Rofkar, Culture Bearers, Indigenous Botany
People of the Tides Click on this link for more information.
Donald P. Ryan, Ph.D., Division of Humanities, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma (Click on this link for more information.)
The Life and Legacy of Thor Heyerdahl
Alison T. Stenger, Ph.D., Archaeologist, Director of Research, Institute for Archaeological Studies, Portland, Oregon. Author: A Vanished People. The Lake River Ceramic Makers.
Evidence of a Foreign Presence in Northwest Prehistory
Jan Straley, Science Director, University of Alaska Southeast and Sitka Sound Science Center (Click on this link for more information.)
Migratory Paths Across the Pacific: Marine Mammals
Judith Williams, Assistant Professor Emeritus, Fine Arts Department, Studio Division, University of British Columbia and Author.
Clam Gardens: Aboriginal Mariculture on Canada’s West Coast
Stephen Jett, Ph.D., Geographer, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis; Carl L. Johannessen, Ph.D. (Click on this link for more information.), Professor emeritus, Department of Geography University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; Frank Norick, Ph.D., Retired Museum Ethnographer, Phoebe Hearst Museum, Berkeley, California, From Beringa to Baloney; (Click on this link for more information.) William E. Davis, Ph.D. , Retired Senior Policy Analyst, U. S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment
Assessing the Current Evidence
Local Native Perspectives