Anton Treuer
Published January 25, 2013
Updated April 4, 2021

Anton Treuer is a professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University in Minnesota and a staff member of its American Indian Resource Center. He is editor of the Oshkaabewis Native Journal, the only academic journal of the Ojibwe language.

Treuer is the author of 19 books. His published works include Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but were Afraid to Ask, which answers “more than one hundred stereotype-debunking questions.” Others are Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe in 2015 and The Indian Wars: Battles, Bloodshed, and the Fight for Freedom on the American Frontier in 2016. He’s a resource if you’re looking for a thoughtful conversation on the political and cultural issues important to Native American communities.

Expertise: Ojibwe language and culture, Native American issues, cultural competence, equity, educational achievement gap

Location: Bemidji, Minn.

Phone: (218) 755-2032 (office), (218) 368-2805


Twitter: @antontreuer

Heard on NPR: Tell Me More: Everything You Wanted To Know About ‘Indians’


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