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Carol Ann (Bunny) McBride is an American writer, author of a wide range of nonfiction books on subjects ranging from cultural survival and wildlife conservation to Native American themes. Her most recent book is Indians in Eden: Wabanakis and Rusticators on Maine's Mt.Desert Island (Down East Books, 2009). Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, she regularly published her poetry and essays in the Christian Science Monitor, and reported on her travels in China, West Africa, East Africa, and northern Europe. Her articles appeared in various US newspapers and magazines, including the Washington Post, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, International Wildlife, Travel & Leisure, Sierra, Yankee Magazine, Downeast, and Reader's Digest. From 1981 onwards, she was also actively involved in oral history and community development projects with Micmac Indians in Maine.
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An award-winning author, Bunny has taught ethnographic writing and organized creative writing workshops. In 1999, she received an official commendation from the Maine State Legislature in recognition of the "tremendous contribution" made in her writings about Maine Indian women, in particular Penobscot dancer Molly Spotted Elk. The Maine Historical Society selected this acclaimed biography as one of the one hundred most "notable" books written in or about Maine (2000).
A frequent visiting professor in cultural anthropology at Principia College, Elsah, Illinois (1981—1992) and the Salt Center for Documentary Field Studies, Portland, Maine (1995), Bunny has curated several museum exhibits in Maine. She serves on a number of boards, including the Women’s World Summit Foundation, based in Geneva, Switzerland (2003- ). An adjunct lecturer of cultural anthropology at Kansas State University, she now lives in the Flint Hills of Kansas with her husband, Dutch anthropologist Harald E.L. Prins. They are completing a co-authored study on the indigenous cultural history of Mount Desert Island, and a historical biography of John Johnson, an adventurous drifter and showman in 19th-century New England.
McBride was born in Washington, DC, on 9 April 1950, is the daughter of retired CBS Executive and NBC anchor Robert J. McBride and Cynthia Martin. Having majored in art and English literature at Michigan State University (BA 1972), Bunny continued her graduate studies in art (painting and sculpture) at Boston University, and completed a Masters in cultural anthropology at Columbia University (1980).