January 11, 2007

Review of The Truth About Stories

Telling It Like It Is[T]he accounts are King's very personal insights on what life as a Native means culturally, socially, politically, economically and religiously. Chapters include titles such as You're Not the Indian I Had in Mind and What Is It About Us That You Don't Like. The answer to the latter title, in part, reads:

"Maybe the answer to the question is simply that you don't think we deserve the things we have. You don't think we've worked for them. You don't think we've earned them. You think that all we did was to sign our names to some prehistoric treaty...."

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