Danielle Burbank (Diné) is originally from Crystal, New Mexico. Her clans are Hashk’ąąhadzohi (Yucca Fruit-Strung-Out-In-A-Line), born for Tséńjíkiní (Cliff Dwellers People), maternal grandfather Tábąąhá (Water’s Edge) and paternal grandfather Dziłtł’ahnii (Mountain Cove). Danielle has a Master of Arts in Teaching from Cameron University and Master of Arts in Information Resources and Library Science from the University of Arizona. She has worked for a Bureau of Indian Education school, academic library and currently with an educational technology company.
Allison Waukau (Menominee/Navajo) resides in Minneapolis, MN and has worked in Community Engagement since 2017 at Hennepin County. Allison currently is serving as Vice President with the American Indian Library Association and one of Library Journal’s 2021 Movers & Shakers Library Journal’s 2021 Movers & Shakers. Allison’s professional interests include creating a Hennepin County land and water acknowledgement, developing community-led library programs, and elevating the voices and perspectives of her Native community in and outside of the county. Featured on Minnesota Native News, PRX Native Lights, and Circulating Ideas about raising Native representation in libraries.