Dr Anton Treuer

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Professor

Office/Department: Languages and Indigenous Studies, Department of, Indigenous Studies

Location: American Indian Resource Center 112

Phone: (218) 755-3968

Box #: 21

Email: anton.treuer@bemidjistate.edu

Website: Anton Treuer

Bio

Dr. Anton Treuer (pronounced troy-er) is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of many 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, The Language Warrior’s Manifesto: How to Keep Our Languages Alive No Matter the Odds, 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, The Indian Wars: Battles, Bloodshed, and the Fight for Freedom on the American Frontier, and Awesiinyensag (“Minnesota’s Best Read for 2011” by The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress). Treuer is on the governing board for the Minnesota State Historical Society. In 2018, he was named Guardian of Culture and Lifeways and recipient of the Pathfinder Award by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

Degrees

University of Minnesota
MA and PhD

Princeton University
BA

Recent Work

The Language Warrior’s Manifesto: How to Keep Our Languages Alive No Matter the Odds

The Indian Wars: Battles, Bloodshed & the Fight for Freedom on the American Frontier

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask

The Cultural Toolbox: Traditional Ojibwe Living in the Modern World

Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe

Ojibwe in Minnesota

The Assassination of Hole in the Day

Living Our Language: Ojibwe Tales & Oral Histories

Atlas of Indian Nations

Mino-doodaading: Dibaajimowinan Ji-mino-ayaang

Awesiinyensag: Dibaajimowinan Ji-gikinoo’amaageng

Naadamaading: Dibaajomiwinan Ji-nisidotaading

Ezhichigeng: Ojibwe Word List

Wiijikiiwending

Aaniin Ekidong: Ojibwe Vocabulary Project

Omaa Akiing

Akawe Niwii-tibaajim

Nishiimeyinaanig

Anooj Inaajimod

Gaa-pi-izhiwebak

Ge-ni-aabadak Giniigaaniiminaang

Indian Nations of North America

Other Information

Contact

Email: anton.treuer@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