The Inconvenient Indian pb

Random HouseSKU: 9780385664226

Author:
King, Thomas
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
314
Publisher:
Random House

Price:
Sale price$22.00

Description

The Inconvenient Indian is one of four shortlisted finalists in CODE's (Canadian Organization for Development through Education) 2014 Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature. Thomas King is the second place author of the 2014 Burt Award.  The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America is the 2013 offering from university professor and humourist Thomas King. With his biting wit and sarcasm, King tells readers a story of Canada’s and America’s relations with First Nations and Native Americans. King takes topics such as Ipperwash, Oka, Bill C-31, American Indian Movement, Treaty 6, Trail of Tears, and Wounded Knee and weaves these and more into a coherent whole. Overall the book comments on the state of Indian-white relations of the past and present. It is a unique approach to history told with a consummate storyteller’s voice. The book contains a helpful index. Highly Recommended. The Inconvenient Indian is on the 2013 Shortlist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. This paper edition includes a Reading Guide and an Interview with Thomas King. Thomas King received the 2014 British Columbia’s National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction for The Inconvenient Indian. The Inconvenient Indian is one of four shortlisted finalists in CODE's (Canadian Organization for Development through Education) 2014 Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature.

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