Rigoberta Menchú Tum

Rigoberta Menchú Tum is an indigenous Guatemalan woman of the K'iche' ethnic group. She became widely known after her biography 'I, Rigoberta Menchú' was published in 1983. Her work has been dedicated to advocating for indigenous rights and social justice, which led to her receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. Menchú has also been involved in politics and has run for president in Guatemala.


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  1. 1. I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala

    This book is an autobiographical account of a woman who grew up in a small village in Guatemala during a time of extreme political turmoil. Despite facing poverty, racism, and violence, she becomes a prominent activist for indigenous rights. Her story provides a firsthand account of the hardships and injustices faced by the indigenous people in Guatemala, and her tireless fight for their rights eventually leads her to win the Nobel Peace Prize.