People treated like pests: Lit/Rant on Thomas King's Inconvenient Indian

By Kel Munger
Lit/Rant

king_inconvenient coverWhile The Inconvenient Indian is a history, it’s less about what happened to Native Americans than it is about how members of those groups perceive the past and live in the present.

Some of the people and events he describes will be quite familiar—Custer, anyone?—while others will acquaint even a sophisticated reader of American history with just how little attention we pay to the original peoples of the continent.

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