Robert Boyd is an anthropologist living in Portland, Oregon. He is a contributor to such publications as Ethnohistory, Oregon Historical Quarterly, and the Smithsonian Institution's Handbook of North American Indians, volume 7.
Jonathan Dean holds a Ph.D. in International History from the University of Chicago. His research interests concern the informal diplomacy between the Hudson's Bay Company, the Russian American Company, and the First Nations of the North Pacific Coast.
Robert S. Hogg teaches in the Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria and is also affiliated with the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver.
Duane Thomson is a member of the Department of History, Okanagan University College, Kelowna.