A clear, sympathetic, and often eloquent portrait of an adaptable people making its way in the face of a harsh social and natural environment.
—Dwight B. Heath, Ethnohistory
A historically sensitive, ethnographically rich, sociologically sophisticated, and very impressive effort to produce the kind of systemic analysis that anthropologists so often strive after, but rarely accomplish.
—Emilio F. Moran, American Ethnologist
Where the Dove Calls
is proof that anthropologists can write well—at times even daringly—and be substantively informative and theoretically provocative without losing sight of the subject, society, and the people who live and act in society.
—Daniel Nugent, Journal of Anthropological Research
Stakes out new methodological and theoretical ground for geographers interested in cultural-ecological and cultural-historical approaches.
—Karl S. Zimmer, Annals of the Association of American Geographers