Shane Kennedy is president of Lone Pine Media Productions and Company’s Coming Publishing, one one of the largest general trade book publishers in Canada. Mr. Kennedy has been in book publishing for over forty years, thirtyfive in the current company. He has written over 30 books, many of which have become bestsellers. He has made films in New Guinea, the Amazon, the high arctic, Borneo, the Dairen rainforest, Easter Island and the Andes. Shane has aboriginal heritage and was a co-founder of the Aboriginal Publishers Association of Canada.