David Treuer is the author of award-winning fiction and nonfiction. His new work "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee" is a sweeping history and counter-narrative of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present. In this conversation, writer Bob Houston will talk with Treuer about how history informs fiction and vice versa.
|Where:||Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 120, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)|
|Genre:||History / Biography|
David Treuer was born in Washington, D.C., to a father who is a Jewish Holocaust survivor and an Ojibwe (Chippewa) mother. He was raised on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation with his extended family. After graduating, he attended Princeton University where he worked with Toni Morrison, Joanna Scott and Paul Muldoon....