Hugh Brody is a writer, anthropologist and filmmaker. He has taught philosophy at Queen's College, Belfast, and geography at Cambridge, but he has not spent his life as an academic. He worked closely with Thomas Berger on the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, was chair of the Smoke River Independent Review and was a member of the World Bank's famous Morse Commission. His films include Nineteen Nineteen, On Indian Land, Time Immemorial and The Washing of Tears. Hugh is the author of several books, among them The People's Land, the highly acclaimed Maps and Dreams and The Other Side of Eden.