Peter Macnair

Peter Macnair is former Curator of Anthropology at the Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, a post he held for more than thirty years. During this time he was co-author of The Legacy: Tradition and Innovation in Northwest Coast Indian Art and was curatorial consultant to "Chiefly Feast: The Enduring Kwakiutl Potlatch," a major traveling exhibition organized by the American Museum of Natural History. He is widely recognized for his knowledge of the art and history of the First Nations of the Pacific Northwest Coast.