Kevin T. Barksdale is assistant professor of history at Marshall University.
Rita Kohn is Adjunct Professor of Journalism at Indiana University--Purdue University Indianapolis and a senior writer for NUVO. She is co-editor of Long Journey Home: Oral Histories of Contemporary Delaware Indians (IUP, 2007). She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.W. Lynwood Montell is Emeritus Professor of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies at Western Kentucky University. He is the author of 19 books, including most recently Grassroots Music in the Upper Cumberland. He lives in Oakland, Kentucky.