This report is crucial since it attempted to justify the lack of progress for Indian tribes that adopted the changes imposed by the Indian Reorganization Act not considering that most of the lack of progress was due to the lack of federal financing.  It is critical to recognize that this report came after the economic challenges the nation faced in recovering from World War II.  But the findings from the Hoover report was viewed as instrumental in the call for tribal termination as advanced by Utah Senator Arthur Watkins who pushed through HCR-108.