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David Treuer
, 1971-


David Treuer is the son of an Austrian father and Ojibwe mother. He grew up on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Anthropology at Princeton University in 1992, and his master’s at the University of Michigan. After completing his master’s degree, he returned home to the Leech Lake Reservation in Minnesota to work on his Ph.D. dissertation in Anthropology. He has also participated in efforts to preserve the Ojibwe language.

Awards and Honors

Rhodes Scholar Finalist, 1991
Minnesota Book Award, 1996


Online resources by or about David Treuer:

Little Doesn’t Wear Feathers – an interview with David Treuer
Author: Pioneer Press
Type: authorbio
Description: The final article at the bottom of the web page, this is an interview with David Treuer in which he discusses his life and the writing of his book Little.

URL: http://www.pioneerplanet.com/columnists/docs/GROSSMAN/docs/009265.htm

Books by David Treuer:

Treuer, David. The Hiawatha
New York : Picador USA, 1999.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0312203136

Treuer, David. Little
St. Paul, MN : Greywolf Press, 1995.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 1555972314

Treuer, David. Tree farm : replanting a life
Hungry Mind Press.
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1886913064

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