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I Rigolerta Menchu:  An Indian Woman in Guatemala Elisabeth Burgos-Debray

I Rigolerta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala

Elisabeth Burgos-Debray

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This autobiography is Rigolerta Menchu enlightens the struggle Indians lived daily in Guatemala. Their repression, torture, simple lives, growing up in the mountains, then being taken over and massacred by rich land owners that came in and claimedMoreThis autobiography is Rigolerta Menchu enlightens the struggle Indians lived daily in Guatemala. Their repression, torture, simple lives, growing up in the mountains, then being taken over and massacred by rich land owners that came in and claimed land already belonging to the indigenous Indians, in partnership with the governments and local authorities. Her story is inspiring, as you read her view of honesty, respect, and positive influence she has had and continues to live. She is the 1992 winner of the Nobel Piece Prize.