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

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019 at 7:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures
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The 2019 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture - Anton Treuer is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 14 books, including "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask."

Anton Treuer is editor of the Oshkaabewis [pronounced o-shkaah-bay-wis] Native Journal, the only academic journal of the Ojibwe language. He has presented all over the United States and Canada and in several foreign countries on “Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask.” 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 other books include:

Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe, winner of Caroline Bancroft History Prize
Ojibwe in Minnesota, named “Minnesota’s Best Read for 2010” by The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
The Assassination of Hole in the Day
Atlas of Indian Nations
The Indian Wars: Battles, Bloodshed, and the Fight for Freedom on the American Frontier
Awesiinyensag, named “Minnesota’s Best Read for 2011” by The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress

He is a founding member of the Bemidji Area Truth and Reconciliation, a grassroots initiative to discuss race and build relationships between local Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.