Digital Archives Assistant
Fallon Carey joined the team at NABS in fall of 2022. She is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and Gates Millennium Scholarship Alumni. Since graduating from the University of Wisconsin- Madison with a master’s in library science in 2020, she has worked at the University of Utah cataloguing Oral histories from individuals from 90 different Tribal Nations for the Native American Oral History project funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. In addition to her archival projects, she has partnered with Franklin Library staff to promote Indigenous collections and library services in Hennepin County. She is currently a contributor to the Hennepin County Library Native Advisory Council, and the Minnesota Department of Education’s Indigenous Representations Project.
Before moving to Minneapolis, she got her BFA in Ceramics with a minor in Art History from the University of Tulsa. She is passionate about advocating for tribal sovereignty in archival collections and has worked to facilitate relationships between tribal and non-tribal institutions.