About this Event
Dr. Anton Treuer (pronounced troy-er) is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 19 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. 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.