The Inconvenient Indian: An Evening with Thomas King

2013 06 Mar
The Inconvenient Indian: An Evening with Thomas King

The Inconvenient Indian is a critical and personal meditation that Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be "Indian" in North America.

For the past five decades, Thomas King has worked as an activist for Native causes, as an administrator in Native programs, and has taught Native literature and history at universities in the U.S. and Canada. King was the first Aboriginal person to deliver the prestigious Massey Lectures, and is also the bestselling, award-winning author of five novels and two collections of short stories.

He will be interview by Waubgeshig Rice, author and local news video journalist on CBC Television.

Location: Centretown United Church (507 Bank Street, corner of Bank and Argyle

Tickets: Pre-purchased tickets cost $5. Tickets are $10 at the door. They can be picked up at either Octopus Books location (116 Third Avenue or 251 Bank Street, 2nd Floor).

Books: Books will be on sale at the event. They can also be purchased before the event in-store. (depending upon availability.)

Event Sponsors

Aboriginal Service Centre - Carleton University,
Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), 
Centretown United Church
Department of English Language and Literature - Carleton University,
First Peoples Council - Carleton University,
Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement Ottawa (IPSMO)
KAIROS Canada,
Odawa Native Friendship Centre,
Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) - Carleton
Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) - National Capital Region, 
Random House of Canada,
School of Canadian Studies - Carleton University
Wabano Centre,

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