The premier of the History Channel's (H2) new hit series, America Unearthed, was based on Richard's book, Itsapa, the Itza Mayas in North America. He was a prominent member of the cast. Richard is a professional architect, city planner, author and ceramic sculptor. He is considered one of the nation's leading experts on the Southeastern Indians and a member of the Perdido Bay Muscogee-Creek Tribe. In 2009 he was the architect for Oklahoma's Trail of Tears Memorial at Council Oak Park in Tulsa. He is the National Architecture & Native American Culture columnist for the National edition of the Examiner. He is also a partner in History Revealed Media, a company that produced documentrary films for television and multi-media exhibits for museums.