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P.O Box 1150, Veneta, OR 97487

Grace Elting Castle was raised on the Siletz Indian Reservation in Siletz, Oregon. She was an outspoken advocate for the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and was often the lead investigator for Native American defendants. Grace is a retired professional investigator, a nationally-recognized writer/editor and an award-winning reporter and photographer. She co-authored the critically acclaimed investigative textbooks Advanced Forensic Civil Investigations, Advanced Forensic Criminal Defense Investigations and Corporate Investigations. Grace represented the National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI) on the planning committee for the internationally acclaimed 1998 “Wrongful Convictions and the Death Penalty Conference” in Chicago and was a speaker at the event. She participated in the re-investigation of countless wrongful convictions during her years in Chicago and continues the battle to reform our system of justice. Grace lives and writes in her “tiny home” in Veneta, OR.



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