~"We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle, or zoos. We are people and we want to be respected, not to be victims of intolerance and racism.” ~ Rigoberta Menchu Tum

picture of Indians in Winter Camp. The picture was taken in and shows some Apsaroke Indians. I think this is an Edward Curtis Photograph

The My Hero Project - Rigoberta Menchú Tum (español)

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.

Rigoberta Menchu, a human-rights activist. She particularly fight for the rights of American Indians and native peoples. She's from Guatemala.

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: Daughter of the Maya

Rigoberta Menchu: Daughter of the Maya

Image of Palabra Series: Rigoberta Menchú Tum

Although Becerra says that her family always encouraged her artwork, pursuing that craft full-time was a quite a different story.

Rigoberta Menchú / Nobel Peace Prize Laureate  The Rigoberta Menchu Tum Foundation

Rigoberta Menchú / Nobel Peace Prize Laureate The Rigoberta Menchu Tum Foundation

Rigoberta Menchú Tum - Over the years, Rigoberta Menchú has become widely known as 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 several international awards.

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

Books about Rigoberta Menchu- Kid World Citizen

Teach your Kids about Rigoberta Menchu

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.

Teach your Kids about Rigoberta Menchu

We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle, or zoos. We are people and we want to be respected, not to be victims of intolerance and racism.

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