Rigoberta Menchú

Menchú in 1998 Rigoberta Menchú Tum (; born 9 January 1959) is a K'iche' Guatemalan human rights activist, feminist, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Menchú has dedicated her life to publicizing the rights of Guatemala's Indigenous peoples during and after the Guatemalan Civil War (1960–1996), and to promoting Indigenous rights internationally.

She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 and the Prince of Asturias Award in 1998, in addition to other prestigious awards. She is the subject of the testimonial biography ''I, Rigoberta Menchú'' (1983) and the author of the autobiographical work, ''Crossing Borders'' (1998), among other works. Menchú is a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. She ran for president of Guatemala in 2007 and 2011, having founded the country's first Indigenous political party, Winaq.

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    by Menchú, Rigoberta
    Published 1998
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    Published 2005
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    by Menchú, Rigoberta
    Published 1998
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    by Menchú, Rigoberta
    Published 1992
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    Published 1996
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    by Blades, Rubén
    Published 2004
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    by Browdy de Hernandez, Jennifer
    Published 2003
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