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About Lourdes Pereira
Lourdes Pereira (Hia-Ced O’odham and Yoeme) is a sophomore at Arizona State University (ASU) and a student archivist at the Labriola National American Indian Datacenter. She is majoring in Justice Studies and American Indian Studies. Lourdes sits on the American Indian Advisory Council for the Arizona Education Department and is Miss Indigenous ASU for 2020-2021. Lourdes is a fierce advocate for Indigenous rights and views community-driven archives as a source of empowerment for Indigenous communities.