Dr Anton Treuer

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Office/Department: Indian Studies, Languages and Ethnic Studies

Location: American Indian Resource Center 112

Phone: (218) 755-3968

Box #: 21

Email: atreuer@bemidjistate.edu

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Dr. Anton Treuer (pronounced troy-er) is Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University and author of 13 books. His education, equity and cultural work have put him on a path of service throughout the region, the country and the world.

He has a B.A. from Princeton University and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He is Editor of the Oshkaabewis (pronounced o-shkaah-bay-wis) Native Journal, the only academic journal of the Ojibwe language.

Dr. Treuer has presented all over the U.S. and Canada and in several foreign countries on Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, Cultural Competence & Equity, Strategies for Addressing the “Achievement” Gap, and Tribal Sovereignty, History, Language, and Culture.

He has sat on many organizational boards and has received more than 40 prestigious awards and fellowships, including ones from the American Philosophical Society, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, the Bush Foundation, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.


University of Minnesota
MA and PhD

Princeton University

Recent Work

  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask
  • Ojibwe in Minnesota
    “Minnesota’s Best Read for 2010” by The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
  • The Assassination of Hole in the Day
    Award of Merit Winner from the American Association for State and Local History
  • Atlas of Indian Nations
  • Mino-doodaading: Dibaajimowinan Ji-mino-ayaang
  • Naadamaading: Dibaajimowinan Ji-nisidotaading
  • Wiijikiiwending
  • Ezhichigeyang: Ojibwe Word List
  • Awesiinyensag: Dibaajimowinan Ji-gikinoo’amaageng
    “Minnesota’s Best Read for 2011” by The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
  • Living Our Language: Ojibwe Tales & Oral Histories
  • Aaniin Ekidong: Ojibwe Vocabulary Project
  • Indian Nations of North America
  • Omaa Akiing

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Email: atreuer@bemidjistate.edu
Phone: 218-755-2032
Fax: 218-755-2138
Twitter: @antontreuer
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Mailing Address:
114 American Indian Resource Center #21
Bemidji State University
1500 Birchmont Drive NE
Bemidji, MN 56601