Rendezvous: Short Story
Alistair takes exception to the animals that have started to appear everywhere: skunks in the garden, raccoons in the attic, antelope and coyotes running wild in the streets.
A Short History of Indians in Canada, Thomas King’s bestselling collection of twenty tales, is a comic tour de force, showcasing the author at his hilarious and provocative best. With his razor-sharp observations and mystical characters, including the ever-present and ever-changing Coyote, King pokes a sharp stick into the gears of the Native myth-making machine, exposing the underbelly of both historical and contemporary Native-White relationships. Through the laughter, these stories shimmer brightly with the universal truths that unite us.
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In this short story king speaks to how white people dont respect nature and dont realize how much they affect nature. The animals have no homes due to their roads and buldings etc. They are racist toward the indian and at first they make a competition out of the animals and dont respect him then need him back. it has a deep meaning