About the Book
Dr. David Beine is an anthropologist and a linguist. He specializes in medical anthropology (HIV prevention) and has served as Director of the Oregon Summer Institute of Linguistics (2003-2007) and Summer Program Director at the Canada Institute of Linguistics in Langley, BC, Canada (2008). He currently is professor of Intercultural Studies at Moody Bible Institute-Spokane and serves as Senior International Anthropology Consultant for SIL, International. The Beines have been involved in literacy among the Chepang since 1998 and currently spend half of each year in Nepal.