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Ojibwe author and language activist
to visit March 10

RELEASED: March 9, 2011

Anton Treuer
Dr. Anton Treuer

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host author and Ojibwe language activist Dr. Anton Treuer March 10.

Treuer will speak on Ojibwe language from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Old Library Room 1118 and on language revitalization from 4-5:30 p.m. in Hibbard Humanities Hall Room 100. Following a 6 p.m. potluck in the Hibbard Penthouse, Treur will talk about his book, "Assassination of the Hole in the Day," at 7:30 p.m. Those wishing to attend the language revitalization meeting should RSVP to Hannah Moen at moenhj@uwec.edu.

Events are free and open to the public. Attendees staying for the meal are asked to bring a dish to pass.

Treuer is a professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University. He is the editor of the Oshkaabewis Native Journal and has written seven books, including "Ojibwe in Minnesota," recently named "Minnesota's Best Read for 2010" by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.

Treuer's visit is sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Office of Academic Affairs, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Affirmative Action Office, American Indian studies program and education studies department.

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