Joel Janetski is professor anthropology and director of the MUseum of Peoples and Cultures at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
"Joel Janetski’s new edition of The Indians of Yellowstone Park is
an important and timely addition to the popular literature of the
Park."—Kenneth P. Cannon, National Park Service, Midwest
"As of this writing, hundreds—maybe thousands—of Americans are standing at airline ticket gates to fly to overseas destinations, subjecting themselves to hefty price increases because of dollar devaluation. Ask them if they've ever visited Yellowstone Park, and most shake their heads 'no.' Take their names and send them a copy of Janetski's book, not simply because it shows the historical role of Indians the Park but also its collective wonders. As one whose son worked as a chef in Yellowstone Park for seven years, I can recommend this book for reasons that may not occur to many of us. Following a massive forest fire in the Park, I was astounded to find fallen trees by the thousand lying like random matchsticks in the forest. It made sense only when I realized that it reflected nature's own rhythms and that manmade instincts to tidy it up were, at best, artificial."—www.historywire.com