Rick BudhwaRick Budhwa, Publisher

Rick has worked in Indigenous cultural resources for 25 years, establishing his firm, Crossroads Cultural Resource Management, as a company that addresses the intangible as well as material aspects of cultural heritage. With a BA in anthropology from the University of Western Ontario and a post-baccalaureate diploma in archaeology and master’s degree in anthropology, First Nations studies and archaeology from Simon Fraser University, Rick also teaches at the Northwest Community College. He has been formally adopted into the Gitdumden Clan of the Wet’suwet’en peoples in the traditional territories where he lives with his wife and two young boys.



Amanda Follett Hosgood, Editor

Amanda is a writer, editor and communications specialist living in Smithers, British Columbia. Originally from Ontario, she graduated from Carleton University’s journalism program in 1997 and headed west to Canmore, Alberta where she worked as reporter and assistant editor at the Canmore Leader and Banff Crag & Canyon. In 2006, she moved farther north and west to Smithers, where she completed a Master of Arts in Communication Specializing in International and Intercultural Communication through Royal Roads University in 2009. She writes, edits and practises yoga while spending time with her family in their perpetually unfinished straw-bale home.


Barb McFee, Administration

Barb has more than a decade of book keeping and administration experience, as well as a certificate through Okanagan College—which serves her well as she attempts to wrangle numbers for a bunch of social science and arts majors. She lives in Smithers, B.C. with her husband, Duncan, and two daughters, Meaghan and Andrea.




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