Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask Anton Treuer More than one hundred stereotype-debunking questions—thoughtful, awkward, and searching—answered with solid information, humor, and compassion.

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“Straightforward, fascinating, funny, and often wise, Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask is a wonderful resource for non-Indians and Indians too. (There are plenty of things we want to know about each other.)  It is that rare thing—an informational and entertaining read.”

Louise Erdrich

What is the future of Indian gaming?

Are all Indians rich from casinos?

How has casino gambling affected Indian communities?

What are naming ceremonies?

Why do Indians have long hair?

Should Leonard Peltier be freed?

Can white people dance at powwows?

What’s the real story of Thanksgivng?

Anton Treuer (pronounced troy-er) is author of The Assassination of Hole in the Day and many other books on Ojibwe history and language.  Dr. Treuer and his work has been mentioned or profiled in venues such as the Los Angeles Times, Wisconsin Public Radio, NPR, the New York Times, Minnesota Public Radio, USA Today, and the Star Tribune. He has given scores of public lectures and been asked hundreds of questions—many like the ones in this book.

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