Molly S. Malone

PhD Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Research Director
Office Phone: (250) 590-9017
Cell Phone: (250) 858-2077
Location: Victoria Office

Molly Malone (PhD) is a Research Director with Firelight TUS Team. She holds a doctorate in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from the University of British Columbia, where her dissertation research focused on conceptions of history and cultural connections to water in the Coast Salish world. She has 14 years of experience as an anthropologist providing research expertise for Indigenous communities engaged in legal and environmental regulatory frameworks. Molly leads TUS and Culture and Rights studies across Canada, and specializes in Title and Rights research in British Columbia and Treaty Rights research in Washington State. Molly is an experienced instructor, having taught several courses in the Department of Anthropology at UBC, including an introductory survey course and advanced courses on Northwest Coast ethnography and oral history. She continues to write and publish for community, public, and academic audiences.

The Firelight Group

Research, policy, planning, mapping, negotiation, advisory, and capacity building services for Indigenous and local communities.


VICTORIA (250) 590-9017
EDMONTON (780) 760-1255


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