"Defying the Odds will fascinate any reader who wishes better to understand the tortured relationship between culture and law in the history of Indian sovereignty."-James F. Brooks, School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe
"The book is magnificent in its subjects, approaches, methodologies, and analyses."-Clifford Trafzer, University of California Riverside
"Defying the Odds transcends any comparable case study of an Indian nation in the depth of its historical and legal analysis."-Rebecca Tsosie, University of New Mexico
About the Author
Gelya Frank is Professor of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy and Anthropology at the University of Southern California and Director of the Tule River Tribal History Project. Carole Goldberg is the Jonathan D. Varat Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Director of the Joint Degree Program in Law and American Indian Studies.