The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
Publish date: September 5th 2013
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
From the amazon book description: (because I'm speechless after reading this book)"In The Inconvenient Indian, Thomas King offers a deeply knowing, darkly funny, unabashedly opinionated, and utterly unconventional account of Indian–White relations in North America since initial contact..."I'm speech...
The Inconvenient Indian is at once a “history” and the complete subversion of a history—in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be “Indian” in North America. Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, th...
Relations between First Nations people and whites is a tragic, convoluted tale of betrayal duplicity and greed (yup, I'm talking about white people). It's easy to be cynical or to drown in the ocean of misinformation, misdirection, and obfuscation governments are so good at. So, allow Thomas King ...
Tough one to review. King explicitly states at the outset it will be his own personal approach to a topic that spans 500+ years, consists of hundreds if not thousands of independent tribes (not a heterogeneous group - call them First Nations, Aboriginals, Native Americans, or Indians, as he prefers...
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