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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer

David Treuer's latest book is described as an 'essential, intimate story of a resilient people in a transformative epoch'. 

Treuer brings  his skills of anthropology, of creative non-fiction and of reporting to the new book "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee - Native America 1890 to the Present".  Treuer's writing is skilled and personal "a history of Indian lives, not Indian deaths".

The New York Times said "Treuer is mounting a challenge to the whole idea of Indian identity as depicted by both Native and white writers."

Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.