Lou recently retired from full-time instruction at Skagit Valley College, but continues to teach Anthropology classes part time.
His 36 years of full time teaching included five years at Navajo College in Arizona and three years at St. Mary's University in San Antonio. His area of expertise includes Anthropology, Sociology, Native American Studies, and Ethnic Studies.
He has worked in Archaeology and Ethnology on Whidbey and elsewhere for more than 35 years. He has also taught wilderness survival for over 35 years.
Lou is a Seneca/Mohawk Native American and a Vietnam veteran. He is also a professional Native American story teller. He tells stories all over the United States, as well as in Europe and New Zealand.
He is married and has one grown son. He raises horses and many other animals.