Bates, Craig D.
BATES, Craig D.
BATES, Craig D. American, b. 1952. Genres: Natural history, Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: National Park Service, Yosemite National Park, CA, park technician in Division of Interpretation, 1973-76, Indian cultural specialist, 1976-80, assistant curator, 1980-82, curator of ethnography, 1982-. Merced Community College, instructor, 1974; California Department of Parks and Recreation, instructor, 1977-84; Point Reyes Field Seminars, instructor, 1978-88; Humboldt State University, instructor, 1980; Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, research associate, 1983-; Miwok Archaeological Preserve of Marin, instructor at Coast Miwok/Pomo Dance Regalia Workshop, 1990, consultant to museums. Publications: (with F. La Pena) Legends of the Yosemite Miwok, 1981; The Indian Cultural Museum: A Guide to the Exhibits, 1985, rev. ed. (with M.J. Lee), 1987; (with M.J. Lee) Tradition and Innovation: A Basket History of the Indians of the Yosemite-Mono Lake Area, 1990; The Miwok in Yosemite: Southern Miwok Life, History and Language in the Yosemite Region, 1996; (with B.B. Kahn and B.L. Lanford) An Introduction to the Cheyenne-Arapaho Ledger Book from the Pamplin Collection, 1999. Work represented in anthologies. Address: Yosemite Museum, National Park Service, PO Box 577, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]