Brien Foerster was raised on the west coast of Canada, where he developed a fascination for the Native people, their art, and oral traditions. This led to his becoming a professional sculptor, after graduating with an honours BSc degree from the University Of Victoria. In 1995, he moved to Maui, Hawaii, and was hired as assistant project manager for the building of the 62 foot double hull sailing canoe (ancestor of the modern day catamaran) and the restoration of the famous Mo'olele sailing canoe. He started an online outrigger paddle business, which flourished internationally.
Peru became his next major area of interest. The study of the Inca culture led to his writing a book, A Brief History of the Incas, and he is now the assistant director of the Paracas History Museum in Paracas, south of Lima.
Chris Dunn has used his machinist's point of view to analyze the purpose and function of the Giza pyramids. Brien Foerster, who lives in Peru, has been a student of ancient cultures. Together, the two discussed some of the mysterious ancient ruins and lost technologies in Peru and Bolivia, as well as the ancient elongated skulls in the area. First hour guest, financial analyst Mish Shedlock talked about the state of the economy. ... More »Host: George Noory