Archivist + Archive Liaison
Analú María López is a Librarian, Archivist, and Photographer living on the traditional homelands of the Three Fires Confederacy: Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi; also Myaamia, Inoka, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Kiikaapoi and many other Indigenous communities of what is currently the city of Chicago. She is of Xi’úi (Pame)/Guachichil descent from the Chichimeca tribes of México. Interested in underrepresented Indigenous narratives dealing with identity, language, and decolonization she writes and creates photographic-based projects exploring these topics.
She holds a Master of Library and Information Sciences with a certificate in Archives and Cultural Heritage Resources and Services from Dominican University and a Bachelor of Arts in Photography with a minor in Latin-American Studies from Columbia College Chicago. Currently, she works at the Newberry Library of Chicago as the Ayer Indigenous Studies Librarian.