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Rigoberta Menchu Tum: Activist for Indigenous Rights in Guatemala

Heather Lehr Wagner

Rigoberta Menchu Tum: Activist for Indigenous Rights in Guatemala

Library Binding (Chelsea House Pub (Library) March 1, 2007)
A member of the indigenous Quiche Maya group, Rigoberta Menchú Tum experienced firsthand the oppression of the native Indian population in Guatemala. This biography from the Modern Peacemakers series profiles the unwavering activist who was awarded the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize for her remarkable work promoting social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples. This title features full-color photographs, sidebars, and textboxes that help students follow Menchú Tum's journey from early struggles to subsequent triumphs and the prize.
Series
Modern Peacemakers
ISBN
0791089983 / 9780791089989
Pages
114
Weight
13.6 oz.
Dimensions
6.8 x 0.5 in.

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