Fontana, Bernard "Bunny"

Dr. Bernard Fontana, better known as Bunny, was an anthropologist whose work focused on the American Southwest and Mexican Northwest. During his nearly 35 years at the University of Arizona, Bunny served as a field historian for the University Libraries, an ethnologist for the Arizona State Museum, and a lecturer for the Department of Anthropology, among other roles. In addition to archaeological field work, Bunny was the author of numerous books and articles about everything from the art of the San Xavier Mission to the Tarahumara of northern Mexico. Despite retiring from the University in 1992, Bunny continued to actively publish and write. His archive is available through the UA Libraries' Special Collections.

This interview was conducted at Amber Lights in Tucson, AZ on October 2nd, 2014.