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Grants and Awards


Teaching Award
‘Teacher of the Year’
Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges (part of the Am. Anth. Assoc.)
2010

Educational Leave
I was granted an Educational Leave from teaching for the fall semester of 2009 by Douglas College.

Professional Development Funding at Douglas College
Scholarly Activity Fund ($2940)
Douglas College
Used to pay for professional editing of book manuscript
November 2009

Faculty Professional Development Funds ($1000)
Douglas College
Used for travel to Iskut, BC, for preliminary consultations about a camping study
August 2008

Faculty Professional Development Funds ($1000)
Douglas College
Used for travel to Whitehorse, YT to interview Oblate Missionary Father JM Mouchet
November 2006

Grants
Student Research Allocations Committee (SRAC)
Travel Grant ($350; $500)
UNM Graduate and Professional Student Association, 2003; 2004

Melville Jacobs Fund, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Washington
Research Grant ($900)
Project Title: “Tahltan Fishing Language and Stories: Relationships Between Humans and Fish at Iskut, B.C., Canada,” 2002-2003

Endangered Languages Fund, Yale University Department of Linguistics
Language Research Grant ($2800)
Project Title: “Talking to the Animals: Tahltan-language Animal Stories and Forms of Address,” 2002-2003

Research, Projects, and Travel Grant ($800)
Office of Graduate Studies
University of New Mexico, 2002

Awards and Fellowships
Ruth E. Kennedy Memorial Award ($800); public lecture given
Department of Anthropology
University of New Mexico
2005

Basehart-Broilo Award ($600)
Department of Anthropology
University of New Mexico, 2000-2001; 2005-2006

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Graduate Fellowship ($17,700), 2001-2003

Basehart-Broilo Award ($600)
Department of Anthropology
University of New Mexico, 2000-2001

Binford Fellowship (approx. value, $10,000)
1st Year Graduate Fellowship (incl. teaching assist’ship and tuition waiver)
Department of Anthropology
University of New Mexico, 1999-2000

Note: All monetary figures in Canadian dollars.