Project STAND: A Blueprint Ep. 3

Alex Soto is a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation and a 2020 graduate student earning a Master of Arts in Library and Information Science from the University of Arizona. He is a Knowledge River, ALA Spectrum and ARL Kaleidoscope scholar.  Alex’s journey to librarianship comes after years of success as a touring hip-hop musician/educator and activist. As a graduate student, Alex has realized the importance of culturally relevant information literacy within tribal communities, and the role of reparative archives in strengthening Indigenous sovereignty.

Alex’s Playlist: Oddisee