Historian Anton Treuer to present on Native American culture
Treuer's presentation Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask will cover important topics.
BRAINERD — Kitchigami Regional Library System is hosting an in-person discussion with Anton Treuer, award-winning author and historian of “Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask” at Noon, on March 9 at the Brainerd Public Library.
Anton Treuer is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of many books. His equity, education, and cultural work has put him on a path of service around the region, the nation, and the world. In matter-of-fact responses to over 120 questions, both thoughtful and outrageous, modern and historical, Anton Treuer gives a frank, funny, and sometimes personal tour of what’s up with Indians, anyway.
White/Indian relations are often characterized by guilt and anger. Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask cuts through the emotion and builds a foundation for true understanding and positive action. This free program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.