January 2007. Outside evaluator. Two-day community-based conference "Un Futuro sin Diabetes," sponsored by Native American Research and Training Center and El Rio Foundation, Tucson, Arizona.
January 2006-January 2007. Ethnographic Documentation and Report Writer. National American Indian Basketweavers' Consultative meetings: April 27-28, Olympia Washington, Evergreen State College and October 7-9, Idaho, Coeur D'Alene Reservation. The Ford Foundation.
Spring 2004-present. Outside evaluator. TOCA (Tohono O’odham Community Action), Sells, Arizona.
Fall-winter 2003. TOCA, Ethnographer for Leadership Ethnography project.
June 2003, 2004, 2005. Site visitor for the Advocacy Institute (Ford Foundation), Sites visited: TOCA (Tohono O’odham), Navajo, Hopi Foundation. Also southwest region selection committee for
Advocacy Institute’s Leadership for a Changing World Award.
May 2001-Spring 2002. Report coordinator and writer. (304-page
Report) Impact Evaluation of STOP Grant Programs for Reducing
Violence Against Women among 124 Indian Tribes, American Indian
Studies, University of Arizona.
January 2000-Fall 2001. Outside Evaluator. The Oasis Center for Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence, University of Arizona. Department of Justice Grant to combat violent crimes against women on campus.
January 2001, November 2001. Workshops on urban Indian mobility patterns. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.
1978-1998. Coordinator, Intertribal Friendship House Community History Project, community resource archives and research unit, Oakland. Applied Community
Development project including:
- Principal Investigator, U.S. Census ethnographic research on undercount of urban American Indians, Census Bureau funded, 1989-1991;
- Project Coordinator, "Reclaiming Our History", archival survey/inventory and conference, California Council for the Humanities funded, 1991;
- Coordinator, Photographic exhibit: "Pride of Place: Sustaining our Community", California Council for the Humanities funded, 1990. Traveling 1991-1993
May 1993-December 1995. Chief project ethnographer (half time). Bolsa Chica Project, Huntington Beach. Cultural Resource Management project under contract with Scientific Resource Surveys, Inc.
September 1981-1984. Program Coordinator. (Full Time) Center for Latin American Studies, University of California Berkeley. Center administration and teaching core courses on research methodology graduate group in Latin American Studies. Fund-raising, staff supervision, organized workshops, speaker series, exhibits, scholarship and grants programs.