David Walks-As-Bear is a Kispoko Shawnee Indian and Inter-tribal Elder. He writes the Ely Stone series of novels, as well as other books. Retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve as a photojournalist, his career has been evenly divided between journalism and conservation law enforcement. He has been a park ranger and manager, a reporter and magazine staff writer, as well as a deputy sheriff and federal armed boarding officer in the Coast Guard. A former president of the Native American Preservation Council, he writes the syndicated newspaper column “The Bear’s Den” and works today as a Game Warden and Detective Captain in Northwest Michigan.
Visit David Walks-As-Bear website here.