Lloyd Harnishfeger is a retired educator, having taught all levels, from kindergarten through college and adult. His hobby is the collection and study of ancient American Indian artifacts, many of which are personal finds from a river valley near his home. His other published works include “Hunters of the Black Swamp”, “Prisoner of the Mound Builders”, “The Collector's Guide to American Indian Artifacts”, “The Kid Who Couldn’t Miss”, “Black Swamp Wolf”, and some six educational work-texts for the teaching of listening skills. He was instrumental in starting the first gifted educational program in the Putnam County Schools, and was named Educational Supervisor of the Year during his tenure as Middle School Supervisor. He finished his career as Curriculum Director in the Putnam County [Ohio] School System. His wife, Marjorie is a retired music teacher, and their one daughter teaches piano at Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio.