Dr Anton Treuer

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Professor

Office/Department: Languages and Ethnic Studies, Indigenous Studies

Location: American Indian Resource Center 112

Phone: (218) 755-3968

Box #: 21

Email: atreuer@bemidjistate.edu

Website: Anton Treuer

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Bio

Dr. Anton Treuer (pronounced troy-er) is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 14 books. 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. His published works include Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe (Winner of Caroline Bancroft History Prize and the American Association of State and Local History Award of Merit), 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, and Awesiinyensag (“Minnesota’s Best Read for 2011” by The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress).

Degrees

University of Minnesota
MA and PhD

Princeton University
BA

Recent Work

  • Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe Winner of the Caroline Bancroft History Prize and Award of Merit Winner from the American Association for State and Local History
  • The Indian Wars: Battles, Bloodshed, and the Fight for Freedom on the American Frontier
  • 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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Contact

Email: atreuer@bemidjistate.edu
Phone: 218-755-2032
Skype: anton.treuer
Twitter: @antontreuer
Facebook: Anton Treuer
Linked In: Anton Treuer
Amazon Author Page: Anton Treuer

Mailing Address:
112 American Indian Resource Center #21
Bemidji State University
1500 Birchmont Drive NE
Bemidji, MN 56601