Kade Ferris

Kade Ferris

Work History

Work History

Principal Investigator/Project Manager

Native Sky Consulting
Jun 2009 - Oct 2009

Principal Investigator/Project Manager

JBN Consulting
May 2004 - Dec 2006

Owner/Principal Investigator

Metis Cultural Resource Consultants

Education

Education
Sep 2004 - May 2007

Master of Science

North Dakota State University
Sep 1992 - Dec 1995

Bachelor of Arts

University of North Dakota

Skills

Skills

ArcGIS

Selected Reports/Publications

Books

2004

Ojibwa Shamanism [in] An Encyclopedia of World Beliefs, Practices, and Culture. Eva Jane Neumann Fridman and Mariko Namba Walter (Editors), ABC-CLIO, Oxford.

Historic Preservation and Public History

2011 

Preserving the Past for the Future: The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Tribal Historic Preservation Plan 2011-2015.  Prepared for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska THPO.

2010  

Application for Assumption of NHPA Section 101(b)(3) Responsibilities by the Winnebago Tribe Tribal Historic Preservation Office. Prepared for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and the Nebraska State Historical Society, submitted to the US National Park Service Heritage Preservation Services

Application for Assumption of NHPA Section 101(b)(3) Responsibilities by the Omaha Tribe Tribal Historic Preservation Office. Prepared for the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and the Nebraska State Historical Society, submitted to the US National Park Service Heritage Preservation Services.

2009 

Baseline Plan and Guidance for the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation Comprehensive Survey.  Prepared for the Lower Sioux THPO Program.

Application for Assumption of NHPA Section 101(b)(3) Responsibilities by the Santee Sioux Tribe Tribal Historic Preservation Office. Prepared for the Santee Sioux Tribe of Nebraska and the Nebraska State Historical Society, submitted to the US National Park Service Heritage Preservation Services.

2008  

Application for Assumption of NHPA Section 101(b)(3) Responsibilities by the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Tribal Historic Preservation Office. Prepared for the Santee Sioux Tribe of Nebraska and the Nebraska State Historical Society, submitted to the US National Park Service Heritage Preservation Services.

(with Franky Jackson) Report/Summary of the Section 106 Tribal Consultation Workshop for Illinois Transportation Issues, Collinsville, Illinois, November 5-6, 2008. Prepared for and Submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program, U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, Ho Chunk Nation, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, Kaw Nation, Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas, Osage Nation, Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma.

2005  

Building the Past for the Future: Strategies for New & Emerging Tribal Historic Preservation Programs. Training document prepared for the Northern Arapaho Tribe Historic Preservation Office and Arapaho Elders Council.

The Northern Arapaho Nation Plan for the Assumption of Tribal Historic Preservation Functions under Section 101 (d)(2) of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as Amended. Prepared for the Northern Arapaho Tribe, and submitted to the US National Park Service Heritage Preservation Services.

Comprehensive Plan and Operations Guide Book. Prepared for the Northern Arapaho Tribe Historic Preservation Office.

1999  

A Plan for Assumption of State Historic Preservation Office Responsibilities by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota Tribal Historic Preservation Office. Prepared for the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, and submitted to the US National Park Service Heritage Preservation Services.

1995

(with Sebastian LeBeau) Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Historic Preservation Plan for Cultural Resources: Introduction to Management and Preservation of the Cultural Resources of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.  Prepared for Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and submitted to the US National Park Service Heritage Preservation Services.

Cultural Anthropology and Ethnographic Reports

2011 

A Traditional Cultural Property Survey of the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Area Flood Risk Management Project, Cass County, North Dakota.  USACE-St Paul

Intangible Cultural Heritage Survey of Forests and Forest Resources of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota.

2010  

Turtle Mountain Chippewa Traditional Cultural Properties: Identified Sites of Possible Cultural Importance to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota within the Keystone XL Pipeline Project Area, Montana. Prepared for US Department of State for the Keystone XL pipeline project.

2009  

Turtle Mountain Chippewa Cultural and Historical Overview. Prepared for US Department of State for the Keystone XL pipeline project.

2008  

A Survey of Places of Historical and Traditional Cultural Importance to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians on US Army Corps of Engineers Lands in North Dakota and Montana.  Report prepared for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.

2005  

A Traditional Cultural Property Survey of the Proposed Wilton Wind Farm Project, Burleigh County, North Dakota.  Report prepared under contract for the Florida Power and Light Energy Company and Tetra Tech EC.

2004  

Site Inventory and Historical Study of Areas of Cultural Importance to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, Vols. I and II. Report prepared under contract for the North Dakota Department of Transportation's Transportation Enhancement Program.

2002  

A Traditional Cultural Property Survey of the Proposed LaMoure County Wind Farm Project, North Dakota.  Report prepared under contract for the Florida Power and Light Energy Company, Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative, and Tetra Tech EC.

2001  

Maple River Dam Project Traditional Cultural Property Inventory Report. A report prepared for the North Dakota Intertribal Reinterment Committee-submitted to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District.

CRM and Archaeological Reports

2011 

A Class III Cultural Resources Inventory of the Belcourt Public Utilities Commission Tower 6 to Lake Upsilon Waterline Expansion Project in Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of a Proposed TMBCI Transportation Department Gravel Pit Project on Turtle Mountain Chippewa Trust Lands in Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Jarvis Lake Recreation Area, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of Two Proposed Tribal Homesites on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of a Proposed Public Utilities Commission Waterline Project on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of a Proposed Turtle Mountain Housing Authority Community Project on Tribal Trust Lands Near Dunseith, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Petro Hunt USA 153-95-1A-7-2H Well Pad and Pipeline Project in McKenzie County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of Three Proposed BIA Housing Locations in the Belcourt Community, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of 14 Individual Tribal Homesite Lease Locations on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the proposed Petro-Hunt LLC. USA 18-55-30B-1-1 Well Pad and Access Road project in Dawson County, Montana.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of 5 Individual Tribal Homesite Lease Locations and a BIA Building Transfer on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Monte Davis Homesite: Short Form Cultural Resource Report.

Terrance Decoteau Homesite: Short Form Cultural Resource Report.

2010 

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Proposed Turtle Mountain Public Utilities Commission Tower 6 Water Tower and Water Main Extension Project in Sections 31 and 32, T163N R71W and Section 36, T163N R72W, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indian Reservation and Service Area, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Negative Results Cultural Resource Report on 9 Tribal Homesite Leases on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Negative Results Cultural Resource Report on 23 Tribal Homesite Leases on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Negative Results Cultural Resource Report on 12 Tribal Homesite Leases on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Proposed BIA 6/Howard Lake Waterline Project on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Recovery and Reburial Plan: Red Bear (Misko Makwa) Cemetery, Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Proposed Fiddler's Road Project on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of a Proposed Turtle Mountain Housing Authority Apartment Complex Project in the St. John Community, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Proposed Travis LaRocque Gravel Pit on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of a Proposed Gravel Pit on Turtle Mountain Trust Land in Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Proposed Turtle Mountain Public Utilities Commission Tower 6 Water Tower and Water Main Extension Project in Sections 31 and 32, T163N R71W, and Section 36, T163N R72W, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indian Reservation and Service Area, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of 18 Individual Tribal Homesite Lease Locations on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Rolla Three Phase Conversion Project 1.0 Mile Segment, Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.  Northern Plains Electric Coop.

Melvin Azure and Vincent McCloud Homesites: Short Form Cultural Resource Report.

Loretta Marcellais Homesite: Short Form Cultural Resource Report.

Six Homesites: Short Form Cultural Resource Report.

2009  

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Indian Health Service Individual Water Facilities Project for the Louis Peters Residence at Beaver Falls, Renville County, Minnesota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the David B. and Jeri Ann Azure Tribal Homesite on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Ryan Gourneau Tribal Homesite on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Penny Scheffler Lease Location on the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation, Redwood County, Minnesota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Locations of Four American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Projects on the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation, Redwood County, Minnesota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Antelope Housing Complex on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Norris (Black Pipe) and Swift Bear Housing Complexes on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Mellette County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Milkscamp and Ideal Housing Complexes on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Tripp and Gregory Counties, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of Selected Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Access Road ROW and a Single Homesite in Parmalee on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Low Rent Housing Complex on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Marshalltown Housing Project on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Rosebud Housing Project on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Propane Facility Project on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Office Complex Project on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of Nine Selected Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Housing Projects on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Sicangu Village Housing Complex on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of Five Selected Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Housing Projects on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd County,, South Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Survey the Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Corporation Spring Creek and St Francis Housing Projects and 5 Lots ion Parmalee on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation,, Todd County, South Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Proposed Arrow Pipeline and Associated Facility Site in McKenzie and Dunn Counties, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Survey of Six Proposed Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape Individual Housing Projects on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Todd and Mellette Counties, South Dakota.

2008  

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the TAT (714A) #2-1H and TAT (1922) #14-2H Well Pads and Access Roads on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Dunn County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Proposed EOG Multiple Use Rail Yard Facility in Mountrail County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Proposed Zenergy, Inc. Nathan Hale #3-18H Oil Well Pad and Access Road on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Dunn County, North Dakota. with Bruce F. Nadeau, Elgin Crows Breast, and Calvin Grinnell.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Proposed Questar MHA 1-19H-150-90 Oil Well Pad and Access Road on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, McLean County, ND.

A Class III Cultural Resources Inventory of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Managed Land on the Crow Creek Sioux Indian Reservation in Buffalo, Hughes, and Hyde Counties, South Dakota.

A Class I Cultural Resources Overview of the Questar Exploration & Production Lease Locations in Dunn County, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota.

A Class III Cultural Resources Inventory of a Proposed Zenergy Incorporated Geophysical Exploration Project on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, McKenzie and Dunn Counties, North Dakota.

Cultural Resource Inventory of the Questar Exploration & Production Company MHA #1-18H-150-90 Well Pad in McLean County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of US Army Corps Managed Lands on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation in Buffalo, Hyde, and Hughes County, South Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of US Army Corps Managed Lands in McKenzie County, North Dakota.

2007  

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the US Army Corps Cold Brook Recreation Area, Fall River County, South Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of US Army Corps Cottonwood Springs Recreation Area, Fall River County, South Dakota.

2006  

Cultural Resources Investigation for Selected Recreation Areas within Corps of Engineers Lands, Fort Peck Lake, Montana.  with Bruce Nadeau.

Cultural Resources Investigation of Corps of Engineers Lands in Williams County, North Dakota. with Bruce Nadeau.

2005  

Cultural Resource Site Monitoring at Ft. Peck Lake, Montana.  with Bruce Nadeau.

Cultural Resource Site Monitoring at Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota Dunn, Mercer, McLean, Mountrail, and Williams Counties. with Bruce Nadeau.

2003 A Cultural Resource Inventory of 26 Proposed Indian Health Service Sanitary Facilities (Water Delivery & Septic Systems) on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Report on Impacts to TM-2001-X1 Between St. Ann's Convent and the Turtle Mountain Retirement Home, Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Class I Cultural Resources Inventory and Overview of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Water Delivery System - Dakota Water Resource Act Project - Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of 7 Proposed Tribal Homesite Lease Locations on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

2002  

A Cultural Resource Inventory of 150 acres of Tribal Lands East of Dunseith, North Dakota, Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resource Inventory of 14 Proposed Tribal Homesite Lease Locations in Couture, Hillside, Ingebretson, and Baxter Townships, Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

2001  

A Class I Cultural Resource Inventory of Known Archaeological and Historic Resources within the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Water Delivery Area of Rolette County, North Dakota.

A National Register of Historic Places Testing and Evaluation of the St. Ann's Scatter Site -TM-2001-04 - on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation.

A Class III Cultural Resources Inventory of the Proposed Relocation Areas for Turtleville, Eagles View, and Green Acres Housing on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

2000  

A Class III Archaeological Inventory of the Lake Schutte/San Haven Area of Rolette County, North Dakota.

Homesite Projects 1, 2, 3, and 4 and the St. John School Educational Lease Project, Rolette County, North Dakota.

1999

A Cultural Resources Inventory of a Proposed Fiber Optic Telecommunications Line on the Turtle Mountain Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of a Proposed Wastewater Management Facility on the Turtle Mountain Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

1998  

A Cultural Resources Inventory of a Proposed Waterline Relocation project and Wastewater Treatment Project on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota. with Carson N. Murdy

A Cultural Resources Inventory of a Proposed Buried Telephone Cable Project on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

1997  

Walking Shield: A Cultural Resources Inventory of 10 areas of Proposed Housing Construction on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Greatwalker School and Martin Lake Roads (BIA 6 and 13) on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

1996  

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Proposed Green Grass Telephone Extension Project on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, Dewey County, North Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Proposed Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe's Ambulance Service Building on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, Ziebach County, North Dakota.

1995 A Report on Surface Reconnaissance and Subsurface Testing of Site 39DW225 on Tribal Lands of the Three Rivers Farms Region of the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation in Dewey County, South Dakota.

A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Four Bands Healing Center Site, the St. Basil's Church Cemetery Expansion, 11 Homesites, and 6 Stock Water Management Projects on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in Dewey County and Ziebach Counties, South Dakota.

An Assessment of Cultural Resources of the Three Rivers Farms Region of the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation.

1994

Archaeological Findings at Range Unit 184

NEPA Environmental Documents

2010

An Environmental Assessment of the Proposed D&V Redi-Mix Project on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.  Submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Turtle Mountain Agency.

2001

An Environmental Assessment of the Proposed United Telephone Fiber Optic Telecommunications Upgrade Project on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.  Submitted to United Telephone Mutual Aid Association and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Turtle Mountain Agency.

1999

An Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Dakota Alignment Business on Tribal Trust Lands. Submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Turtle Mountain Agency.

An Environmental Assessment of a Proposed Toothbrush Manufacturing Plant on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.  Submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Turtle Mountain Agency.

An Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Turtle Mountain Community Development Foundation Housing Project.  Submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Native American Programs.

Walking Shield: an Environmental Assessment of 25 Military Excess Houses and Homesites on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. Submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Native American Programs.

Natural Resource and Community Planning

2010 

Long-Term Park Management Plan for the Ogimaa Giizhig Recreation Park.

GSA Reuse Plan: Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex.

Habitat Conservation Plan for Whooping Cranes (Grus americanus) on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation.

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Noxious Weed Control/Treatment Plan and Proposal.

Preliminary Data Collection on the State of Agriculture on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Annual Report 2010: Department of Natural Resources, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota.

Baseline Constraints Analysis for Possible Trailer Courts on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Reservation.

Whooping Crane Habitat Assessment for the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Scope of Work for Conducting a Study of Fisheries on Selected Turtle Mountain Chippewa Lakes, Rolette County, North Dakota.

Specialty Crop Plan for the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Reservation, Rolette County, North Dakota.

2009

2010-2014 Fisheries Management Plan for the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation.

2003 

Five Year Fisheries Management Plan for the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Natural Resource Department.

Draft Dam Safety Management Plan for Belcourt Lake Dam.

Inter-Tribal Bison Cooperative Bison Management Plan for the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation.

Certifications

Certifications

Historian

Secretary of Interior Qualification Standards

Archaeologist

Secretary of Interior Qualification Standards