Ruth Holmes Whitehead

Ruth Holmes Whitehead, ethnologist and assistant curator at the Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, has worked with the Mikmaw people for 30 years, and her work is an important source of information about historic Mikmaw culture. Her meticulous analysis, attention to detail, creative genius, and sensitivity have earned her the respect of Mikmaw specialists such as linguist Bernie Francis, who lent his expertise to Tracking Doctor Lonecloud. Ruth Holmes Whitehead became aware of Jerry Lonecloud in 1972...See more