About the Author
Author Genevieve Simermeyer (Osage) is Christopher s cousin. She is the school programs manager in the Education Office of the Smithsonian s National Museum of the American Indian. She received her bachelor s degree in anthropology and Native American studies from Dartmouth College and her master s degree in museum education from Tufts University. Prior to joining the staff of NMAI in 2003, Genevieve worked as an educator at museums throughout the Northeast. She currently lives in Elkridge, Maryland, with her husband, Sequoyah.