Rigoberta Menchu is an indigenous woman from the country of Guatemala, of the K'iche' ethnic group. Menchú has dedicated her life to publicizing the rights of Guatemala's indigenous peoples during and after the Guatemalan Civil War
Rigoberta Menchu Tum - Guatamalan - a leading advocate of Indian rights and ethno-cultural reconciliation, not only in Guatemala but in the Western Hemisphere generally, and her work has earned her the Nobel Peace Prize
worldly-perspectives: Rigoberta Menchu Tum (NeoMexicanismos)
Kids: Learn about Guatemalan Rigoberta Menchu: Nobel Peace Prize winner, advocate of indigenous rights. Read the mini-biographies, and interesting facts about this famous person from Latin America. Great info for biographies- multicultural lessons.