labriola national american indian data center news

Pollution Is Colonialism book cover

Announcing the 14th annual Labriola Book Award winners

“Pollution Is Colonialism” by Max Liboiron is the winner of the 14th annual Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award. The honorable mention goes to Helen Olsen Agger for “Dadibaajin: Returning Home Through Narrative.” ...

Five Indigenous people of various genders sitting around the O'odham Storytelling Table

Expanding spaces and faces at the Labriola Center

“We’re back. And it's really just a starting point.” —Alex Soto (Tohono O’odham) In the eight months since becoming Director, Alex Soto has been growing, cultivating and leading the ASU Library’s Labriola National American Indian Data Center in new and exciting ways. With a combina...

Fiberglass table with textured design

New table in Labriola Center recalls canals built by Hohokam

A new table made by Indigenous people for an Indigenous space at Arizona State University evokes the ancient canal system built by the Hohokam tribe that first sustained people in the Valley. The 25-foot table, a collaboration between a local artist and the Indigenous Design Collab...

Reclaiming Indigenous Memory Scapes: The Role of Indigenous-led Archival Initiatives

From an Indigenous perspective, keepers of memory have long played a critical role in Indigenous societies. Before the arrival of European settlers, Indigenous memory keepers were entrusted to steward their tribe’s epistemology/lifeway in order to maintain balance with the natural a...

Reclaiming Indigenous Memory Scapes: The Role of Indigenous-led Archival Initiatives

From an Indigenous perspective, keepers of memory have long played a critical role in Indigenous societies. Before the arrival of European settlers, Indigenous memory keepers were entrusted to steward their tribe’s epistemology/lifeway in order to maintain balance with the natural a...

Welcome Back! Fall 2020 Information and the COVID-19 Impact

The Wurzburger Reading Room and the Design and the Arts Special Collections Reading Room welcome everyone back to campus for Fall ...