Lourdes is sitting at a table sprawled with documents at ASU’s Labriola Center. In the background are rows of books. Lourdes is wearing a black “Strong Resilient Indigenous” shirt and a black face mask.
(Photo by: Shalanndra Benally/Turning Points Magazine)
Lourdes is standing in an aisle in the Labriola Library holding a black-and-white photo of her greatgrandmother and great-great-grandmother. She is smiling looking at the photo.
Lourdes is standing in an aisle in the Labriola Library holding a black-and-white photo of her greatgrandmother and great-great-grandmother. She is smiling looking at the photo.
Lourdes Pereira holds a photo of her maternal great-grandmother Fillman Bell (left) and her great-great-grandmother Rita Ortega at ASU’s Labriola Center. Looking for Bell’s book “The Quitobaquito Cemetery and Its History” was how Pereira first connect with the Labriola Center and now works there as a student worker. (Photo by: Shalanndra Benally/Turning Points Magazine)
Indigenizing archives. (Photo by: Shalanndra Benally/Turning Points Magazine)

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Lourdes smiles at the camera. She is wearing colorful earrings and a shell necklace, and in the background are tree leaves.

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