David Schaepe

Director and Senior Archaeologist,  Stó:lõ Research and Resource Management Centre

David Schaepe, Ph.D., is Director and Senior Archaeologist in the Stó:lo Research and Resource Management Centre, associated with the Stó:lo Nation and Stó:lo Tribal Council.  He has worked for the Stó:l? since 1997.  Dave holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (2009); an MA in archaeology from Simon Fraser University (1998), and a BA in anthropology from New York University (1989).  He was awarded a Social Science and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship in 2003 and UBC’s Borden Scholarship in Archaeology in 2002 and 2007. He is an advisor on the Stó:l? Xwexwilmexw Treaty Association -Treaty Negotiating Team. He led the development of the Stó:l? Heritage Policy Manual (2003) and Stó:lo Heritage Management Plan.  He is active in repatriation and intellectual properties research, and involved in a number of collaborations including the Reciprocal Research Network (RRN) and Intellectual Properties in Cultural Heritage (IPinCh) projects.  Dave’s publication record includes A Stó:l?-Coast Salish Historical Atlas (2001) in which he was a contributing author and editorial board member, as well as articles in American Antiquity (2006, 2009) and edited volumes including Bruce Miller’s Be of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast Salish (2007).

Dave is a co-developer of the IPinCH Case Study The Journey Home- Guiding Intangible Knowledge Production in the Analysis of Ancestral Remains, and co-chair of the Cultural Tourism Working Group.