Alyce Sadongei (Kiowa/Tohono O'odham), Project Coordinator, has a career history of working with Native American arts and culture. Prior to joining the AILDI staff, she worked at the Arizona State Museum (ASM) at the University of Arizona. While at ASM she served as principle investigator on numerous grants, the most primary being an eight year project that focused on tribal libraries, archives and museums and was implemented in partnership with the Arizona State Library. This project directly influenced the formation of a national association of tribal libraries, archives and museums. Additionally, she was the co-project director of several grants related to repatriation, consultation and research regarding the use of pesticides on museum objects subject to repatriation. Previous to her work at ASM she worked at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution where she developed the internship program and other areas of outreach. She has also served on numerous boards and commissions.