Catton covers a range of important issues, from specific case studies of tribal and USFS failures and successes, to macro-level discussions about Indian law, federal land use, and the nature of tribal sovereignty.
—Jeffrey P. Shepherd, author of We Are an Indian Nation: A History of the Hualapai People
This book is an important first step to understand American Indian and USFS history. It will form the basis for subsequent scholarship into tribal perspectives on the USFS relationship, specific case studies, and how American Indians have contributed to U.S. conservation history.
—Western Historical Quarterly