Jay T. Johnson is an associate professor of geography and Indigenous studies and Director of the Indigenous Geographies Research Center at the University of Kansas, USA. His research focuses on Indigenous peoples' cultural survival, particularly in the areas of resource management, political activism at the national and international levels, and the philosophies and politics of place that underpin the drive for cultural survival. Much of his work is comparative in nature but has focused predominately on New Zealand, the Pacific, and North America. Soren C. Larsen is an associate professor of geography at the University of Missouri, USA with research and teaching interests in the cultural geography of indigenous, rural, and resource-dependent communities. His first ethnographic research project was undertaken in collaboration with the Cheslatta-Carrier First Nation in north-central British Columbia, and since that time he has worked with the Nee Tahi Buhn and Ulkacho First Nations. Larsen's research has been published in the Annals of the Association of American Geographers, The Professional Geographer, Geografiska Annaler, and The Journal of Rural Studies.