Paul Edward is a Monimboseño Chorotega of Nicaragua, who grew up in the United States and currently resides in the United Kingdom. He is an archaeologist and heritage professional who specializes in decolonial options and narratives for tourism development and management. He is a freelance consultant, author, and researcher completing his PhD in Renewable Heritage Tourism at the University of York’s Department of Archaeology. He was given the Orgullo de mi País Award in 2017 by the Nicaraguan Embassy in London for his outreach work about pre-hispanic and Indigenous heritage in Nicaragua. He has served on the World Archaeological Congress’ Indigenous Council since the 2016 Congress in Kyoto, Japan.