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Menchú, Rigoberta

Works: 275 works in 665 publications in 5 languages and 13,630 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  Folklore  Internet videos  Educational films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Other, Interviewee, Narrator, Author of introduction, Performer, Dedicatee, Editor
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When the mountains tremble by Pamela Yates( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary describing the struggle of the Indian peasantry in Guatemala against state and foreign oppression. Uses a variety of formats--interviews, direct address, newsreels, re-inactments, video transmissions, and live footage shot at great hazard. Loosely centered on the experiences of a 23 year old Indian woman now living in exile
The honey jar by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Honey Jar retells the ancient stories Rigoberta Mench 's grandparents told her when she was a little girl, and we can imagine her listening to them by the fire at night. These Maya tales include natural phenomena, narratives, and animal stories. The underworld, the sky, the sun and moon, plants, people, animals, gods, and demigods are all players in these vibrant stories. Enchanting images by Domi draw on the Maya landscape and the rich visual vocabulary that can be found in the weavings and crafts for which the Maya are renowned
Rigoberta Menchu : Cassandra and Crusader by Rigoberta Menchú( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu, as she discusses the lack of human rights for the indigenous people of Guatemala and her commitment to the struggle for a more egalitarian society
Harvest of empire( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This powerful documentary exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. From the territorial expansionist policies that decimated the young economies of Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba, to the covert operations that imposed oppressive military regimes in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador, Harvest of Empire provides an unflinching look at the origins of the growing Latino presence in the United States. Adapted from the landmark book written by journalist Juan Gonzalez, the film tells the story of an epic human saga that is largely unknown to the great majority of citizens in the U.S., but must become part of our national conversation about immigration
The secret legacy by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been left with the responsibility to tend to her grandfather's prized cornfields upon his death, 7-year-old Ixkem is overwhelmed by the task, but after encountering a group of tiny people in the field who she entertains with her fantastic tales, Ixkem's new friends offer her their services and work alongside her to get the important job done
El vaso de miel by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional Guatemalan stories, tales and legends
El clamor de la tierra : luchas campensinas en la historia reciente de Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Spanish and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lucid, contextually rich narration of the organization, rise, fall, and renewal of the Comité de Unidad Campesina of Highland Guatemala. Written by the Nobel Prize-winning human rights activist"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
Mayan Indians( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guatemala's Indian Mayan majority lives in terror of its own government. Up to 45,000 Mayans 'disappeared' between 1986 and 1996 - victims of a brutal 'ethnic cleansing' campaign. Grieving widows watch in horror as aid workers dig up mass graves containing hundreds of skeletons. Mayan Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu speaks of the injustices from her home in Mexico. She fled Guatemala after her family was tortured and killed. In a Mayan village where families struggle to feed survivors of the years of fear, a leader shows scars inflicted because he dared to protest. Mayan leaders march to the Guatemalan parliament to demand basic human rights and self-determination. Government officials talk of moderation but President Deleon Carpio refuses to dissolve the hated patrols. Includes interviews with Guatemalan Defence Minister General Mario Enriquez and Mayan Community Organiser Miguel Sirkookie Muhere
Another world is possible : impressions of the World Social Forum( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a report from the 2002 World Social Forum in Brazil, where 50,000 grassroots delegates from 131 countries discussed social and environmental problems facing the planet and how to solve them
Mi chiamo Rigoberta Menchú by Elisabeth Burgos-Debray( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in Italian and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searching for equity : conceptions of justice and equity in peasant irrigation( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lo Propio y lo ajeno : América Latina by Pilar Lozano( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoberta Menchú : Leben in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belletristik : Guatemala ; Biographie
Moi, Rigoberta Menchú : une vie et une voix, la révolution au Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirigeante d'opposition guatémaltèque, Rigoberta Menchu a obtenu, en 1992, le prix Nobel de la paix, en raison de son combat pour la défense des droits des populations indiennes. Dans ces entretiens, publiés en français en 1983, elle se décrit elle-même comme une "chrétienne révolutionnaire."
Sociedad y derecho indígenas en América Latina by Juan José Ramírez Bonilla( )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia compleja sobre el indio-indígena-neoindio y su lucha por la proclamación del derecho a sus costumbres, a sus tierras, a su diferencia, a la preservación de su herencia ligada a la cosmovisión, a la percepción del cuerpo humano y sus funciones, a su hábitat, al uso de la medicina tradicional, a la defensa de su lengua y en general al acceso a la conciencia universal
Die Klage der Erde : der Kampf der Campesinos in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I, Rigoberta Menchú : an Indian woman in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illuminated by the enduring courage and passionate sense of justice of an extraordinary woman, I, Rigoberta Menchu recounts experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America today
Me llamo Rigoberta Menchú y así me nació la conciencia by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rigoberta nació en San Miguel Uspantán, Departamento El Quiché, en Guatemala. Hace 23 años nació, y el castellano lo aprendió hace tres, sin libros, maestros ni escuela. Lo aprendió con su voluntad feroz por romper el silencio en el que viven los indios de América Latina. Se apropió el lenguaje del colonizador, no para integrarse a una historia que nunca la incluyó, sino para hacer valer, mediante la palabra, una cultura que es parte de esa historia. "Me llamo Rigoberta Menchú", dice llanamente, y en esa frase escueta se escucha la voz de todo un pueblo indígena que ha decidido liberarse. Sus palabras no son meramente de denuncia y de protesta. Son ante todo una enérgica afirmación de una manera de ser, de un derecho a ser lo que se es: una cultura específica, una comprensión del universo, una interacción con la naturaleza. La historia de Rigoberta hace eco a la historia de todas las comunidades indígenas de América Latina que han decidido arrebatarle la palabra al opresor."--Page 4 of cover
Hacia una cultura de paz = Kaslamal pa ri utzil = Vivir en el bien by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayan Renaissance( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayan Renaissance is a feature length film which documents the glory of the ancient Maya civilization, the Spanish conquest in 1519, 500 years of oppression, and the courageous fight of the Maya to reclaim their voice and determine their own future
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.20 for The honey ... to 0.96 for Mi chiamo ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The honey jar
The secret legacyEl vaso de mielI, Rigoberta Menchú : an Indian woman in GuatemalaMe llamo Rigoberta Menchú y así me nació la concienciaHacia una cultura de paz = Kaslamal pa ri utzil = Vivir en el bienRigoberta Menchú and the story of all poor GuatemalansCrossing borders
Alternative Names
Menchú, Rigoberta.

Menchú, Rigoberta 1959-

Menchú, Rigoberta 1960-

Menchú, Roberta

Menchú Túm, Rigoberta

Menchú Túm, Rigoberta 1959-

Rigoberta Menchú activist, politician

Rigoberta Menchú Femme politique guatémaltèque

Rigoberta Menchú guatemalansk politikar

Rigoberta Menchú guatemalansk politiker

Rigoberta Menchú Guatemalansk politiker och aktivist

Rigoberta Menchú guatemaltekische Menschenrechtsaktivistin

Rigoberta Menchú politica uit Guatemala

Rigoberta Menchú Tum

Rigoberta Menchú Tum guatemalansk politiker

Rigoberta Menchú Tum gwatemalska działaczka demokratyczna, noblistka w dziedzinie pokoju

Rigoberta Menchú Tum pacifista guatemalteca

Túm, Rigoberta Menchú

Túm, Rigoberta Menchú 1959-

Менчу, Ригоберта

Менчу Рігоберта

Ригоберта Менчу

Ригоберта Менчу Гватемала хоҡуҡ яҡлыусыһы

Рыгаберта Менчу

Рыгабэрта Мэнчу

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English (125)

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German (13)

Italian (9)