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RBC Taylor Prize

Thomas King answers the question he is asked most often: “What do Indians want?”

Thomas King’s book The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America won the prestigious 2014 RBC Taylor Prize. The nonfiction book begins with a look at native peoples through popular culture, and moves towards more weighty topics of residential schools and treaties. In this video King speaks about the difficulties he faced while writing the book, and answers the question he is most often asked: “What do Indians want?”


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