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Professional Attention: The World of Labor

The following is written by Matrice Young, student life archivist and curator of Professional Attention: The World of Labor.  Extra Extra! Read all about it!Jobs in America are varied and should be valued!Whether it be workin’ the field, fixing railroads,tightening locs or crocheting braids.Be it acrobatics, magic, music, or ballet.Librarians, nurses, comic artists, lecturers—No,All professionsContinue reading “Professional Attention: The World of Labor”

Welcome Matrice Young, new student life archivist

We are happy to welcome Matrice Young as our new student life archivist in Special Collections and Archives. Matrice joined the Libraries at the beginning of summer. Hailing from Chicago, Matrice received her BA in creative writing with minors in educational studies and Africana. She received her MA in Library and Information Science from UniversityContinue reading “Welcome Matrice Young, new student life archivist”

Decolonizing the Kitchen: Sean Sherman

The following is written by Olson Graduate Research Assistant Matrice Young  Sean Sherman, a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe, was born in 1974 and spent the early days of his childhood on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Much of his childhood was spent on his family’s ranch, playing out on the edgeContinue reading “Decolonizing the Kitchen: Sean Sherman”