Dan Savard is the Senior Collections Manager, Audio-visual, with the Anthropology Section, Royal British Columbia Museum where he has worked since 1973. Amongst other duties, he manages a collection of 30,000 photographs dating From the 1860s - 1990s that record the life-ways of First Nations in British Columbia, Northwestern Washington State, and Southeastern Alaska. He has participated in workshops and symposiums on visual resources collections and has given many illustrated presentations on various topics related to First Peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast and photography. His most recent paper entitled "To do a moving picture thing...", Cine film and the Northwest Coast 1910 - 1930, was presented at the Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference in 2003.
Jeremy Mouat teaches history at Athabasca University. His research interests include the comparative history of British colonies and colonization in the Pacific, and resource development (notably mining) in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His most recent articles appeared in the Journal of Latin American Studies and the South African Historical Journal.
Tina Block is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Victoria. Her research interests centre on the history of gender, religion, and irreligion in the North American west. She is currently completing her dissertation on the social and cultural dimensions of secularism in the postwar Pacific Northwest.