Labriola's collection provides resources to support ASU student and faculty academic success, including the preservation and curation of Indigenous Knowledge and awareness.

The Labriola National American Indian Data Center Library collection consists of contemporary books written by Indigenous scholars, authors, artists, etc.

The Center's archival collections contain manuscripts, oral stories, Tribal Nation newspapers, microfilm, political papers, photographs, ephemera, and rare and out-of-print books. To view non-circulating materials please make an appointment at least five business days prior to your visit by contacting Ask an Archivist.


Stories of note

Simon J. Ortiz speaking into a microphone

Simon J. Ortiz Papers, 1946–1992

The writing, research and correspondence of Indigenous scholar, writer and poet Simon J. Ortiz, a major voice and leading figure in the history of Native American literature. The collection is arranged in 11 series—Writing, Journals, Correspondence, Projects, Pueblo of Acoma Work, Teaching, Research, Miscellaneous, Conferences, Audiovisual and Book Collection—with the bulk of material dating from 1960 to 1992.

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Trudie Jackson holding a book titled Two-Spirit People.

Trudie Jackson Papers, 2018

The campaign material of Trudie Jackson, the first Navajo transgender women seeking the Nation's highest office. The collection consists of one box—Navajo Nation Presidential Candidate campaign material and forum agendas, invitation letters, Navajo Council Delegate forum, campaign stickers, and travel/rental information—with the bulk of the material dating to 2018.

View the Trudie Jackson Papers collection online

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Labriola Open Stacks

Materials in this collection feature titles either authored by or for Indigenous peoples. All titles promote and support Indigenous academic excellence for all disciplines.

All material can be checked out.