Susan Guyette

Susan Guyette, (Métis, Micmac and Acadian French), is the owner of Santa Fe Planning & Research and has worked in tourism, cultural centers and museums, and culturally-based economic development--with Indian tribes, Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians, and Hispanic communities over the past thirty years. Her planning expertise includes integrating sustainability considerations and cultural renewal concerns into the development process. She served as Tourism Director for the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council and launched the Visitor’s Guide to the Northern Pueblos. Her tourism planning experience includes city governments as well as state tourism and art agencies. Dr. Guyette is well known nationally for her book, Sustainable Cultural Tourism: Small-Scale Solutions (2013).  Her passion is supporting tribal cultural retention efforts.