WINGS #13-18 Rigoberta Menchu
Addressing the International Indian Treaty Council
Uploaded: 16 Jul, 2018
Recording Date: 16 Jul, 2018
Recording Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota; Austin, Texas; Denman Island BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Nonprofit use only
Program Title: WINGS #13-18 Rigoberta Menchu
Description: In 1993, the International Year of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu addressed the International Indian Treaty Council about working together to change the relationships between the nations of the North and indigenous communities around the world. Program updated in 2018.
Host(s): Monika Bauerlein, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Rigoberta Menchú Tum is a K'iche' Mayan indigenous, women's and poor people's rights activist from Guatemala. She fled to Mexico after the murders of her family by the Guatemalan military. In 1992, she received the Nobel Peace Prize, and she was one of the founders of the Nobel Women's Initiative.
Credits: Produced by Monika Bauerlein; WINGS series producer, Frieda Werden
Comments: The speech is in Spanish with sequential translation into English.
Politics > FeminismType: Weekly Program
Education > Policy
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Racism
Politics > First Nations
Society and Culture > Women
Regional > Latin America