I Rigoberta Menchu An Indian Woman in Guatemala Second Edition

Interviews with a Guatemalan national leader offer reflections on her life and discuss her country's political situation and the resulting violence, which has claimed the lives of her brother, mother, and father.

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  • Author : Rigoberta Menchú
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Pages : 294 pages
  • ISBN : 1844674185
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 17 reviews
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I, Rigoberta Menchú

I, Rigoberta Menchú
  • Author : Rigoberta Menchú Tum,Rigoberta Menchú
  • Publisher : Verso
  • Release : 21 June 1984
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Her story reflects the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America today. Rigoberta suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and turned to catechist work as an expression of political revolt as well as religious commitment. The anthropologist Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, herself a Latin American woman, conducted a series of interviews with Rigoberta Menchu. The result is a book unique in contemporary literature

I, Rigoberta Menchu

I, Rigoberta Menchu
  • Author : Rigoberta Menchu
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release : 12 January 2010
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Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchú suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and turned to catechistic work as an expression of political revolt as well as religious commitment. Menchú vividly conveys the traditional beliefs of her community and her personal response to

Rigoberta Menchu And The Story Of All Poor Guatemalans

Rigoberta Menchu And The Story Of All Poor Guatemalans
  • Author : David Stoll
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 May 2018
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Rigoberta Menchú is a living legend, a young woman who said that her odyssey from a Mayan Indian village to revolutionary exile was "the story of all poor Guatemalans." By turning herself into an everywoman, she became a powerful symbol for 500 years of indigenous resistance to colonialism. Her testimony, I, Rigoberta Menchú, denounced atrocities by the Guatemalan army and propelled her to the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. But her story was not the eyewitness account that she claimed. In this hotly

Who Is Rigoberta Menchu?

Who Is Rigoberta Menchu?
  • Author : Greg Grandin
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release : 21 February 2011
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In 1984, Nobel Peace Prize–winner and indigenous rights activist RigobertaMenchú published I, RigobertaMenchú, her autobiographical account of life in Guatemala undera military dictatorship to great acclaim. The book rapidly transformedthe study and understanding of modern Guatemalan history. Since then,her memoir has increasingly become a target for rightwing historians andcommentators seeking to discredit Menchú’s account and to deny thegenocide carried out by the Guatemalan military regime with US support.Greg Grandin, in this crucial accompaniment to Menchú’s work,

The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy

The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy
  • Author : Arturo Arias,David Stoll
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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Guatemalan indigenous rights activist Rigoberta Menchu first came to international prominence following the 1983 publication of her memoir, I, Rigoberta Menchu, which chronicled in compelling detail the violence and misery that she and her people suffered during her country's brutal civil war. The book focused world attention on Guatemala and led to her being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. In 1999, a book by David Stoll challenged the veracity of key details in Menchu's account, generating a storm of controversy. Journalists

The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy

The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy
  • Author : Arturo Arias,David Stoll
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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Guatemalan indigenous rights activist Rigoberta Menchu first came to international prominence following the 1983 publication of her memoir, I, Rigoberta Menchu, which chronicled in compelling detail the violence and misery that she and her people suffered during her country's brutal civil war. The book focused world attention on Guatemala and led to her being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. In 1999, a book by David Stoll challenged the veracity of key details in Menchu's account, generating a storm of controversy. Journalists

The Girl from Chimel

The Girl from Chimel
  • Author : Rigoberta Menchú,Dante Liano
  • Publisher : Groundwood Books Ltd
  • Release : 01 September 2020
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Nobel Peace Prize winner and noted Maya activist Rigoberta Menchú Tum brings the world of her childhood vividly to life in The Girl from Chimel. This evocative memoir for children is beautifully illustrated by noted Mazatec-Mexican artist Domi. Before the thirty-six-year war in Guatemala, despite the hardships the Maya people had endured since the time of the Conquest, life in their highland villages had a beauty and integrity that were changed forever by the conflict and brutal genocide that were

The Right to Be Cold

The Right to Be Cold
  • Author : Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 01 May 2018
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A “courageous and revelatory memoir” (Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocate For the first ten years of her life, Sheila Watt-Cloutier traveled only by dog team. Today there are more snow machines than dogs in her native Nunavik, a region that is part of the homeland of the Inuit in Canada. In Inuktitut, the language of Inuit, the elders say that the weather is Uggianaqtuq—behaving in strange and unexpected

Rigoberta Menchu and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans

Rigoberta Menchu and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans
  • Author : David Stoll
  • Publisher : Westview Press
  • Release : 25 December 2007
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Rigoberta Menchú is a living legend, a young woman who said that her odyssey from a Mayan Indian village to revolutionary exile was “the story of all poor Guatemalans.” By turning herself into an everywoman, she became a powerful symbol for 500 years of indigenous resistance to colonialism. Her testimony, I, Rigoberta Menchú, denounced atrocities by the Guatemalan army and propelled her to the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. But her story was not the eyewitness account that she claimed. In this hotly

Journey for Peace

Journey for Peace
  • Author : Marlene Targ Brill
  • Publisher : Dutton Juvenile
  • Release : 21 June 1996
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Discusses the winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize, who campaigned for human rights in Guatemala for her people, the Maya