Thomas King


Thomas King has worked as an activist for Native causes for the past five decades. He has served as an administrator in Native programs and taught Native American Studies at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta and at the University of Minnesota. King was the first Aboriginal person to deliver the prestigious Massey Lectures and is the best-selling, award-winning author of five novels and two collections of short stories. He is also the creator of The Dead Dog Café Comedy Hour, a CBC Radio One series. Thomas King lives in Guelph.

Years Participated: 2013

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