Susan Rowley is a curator at the Museum of Anthropology and professor at the University of British Columbia. She holds a Ph.D. in archaeology from Cambridge University. She first travelled north in 1974 as a field assistant on an archaeological excavation in northern Baffin Island and was captivated by the people and the land. Sue has worked with Inuit elders on historical research and with Inuit youth on archaeology projects. She is currently working with First Nations communities in British Columbia. She continues to work on the award winning Reciprocal Research Network (www.rrncommunity.org) co-developed by MOA and three First Nations organizations along with a dozen museum partners. Her research focuses on public archaeology, material culture studies, representation, repatriation, intellectual property rights, access to cultural heritage and museums.