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Rigoberta Menchú Tum

Rigoberta Menchú TumBorn: 9-Jan-1959
Birthplace: Chimel, Guatemala

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: American Aborigine
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: Guatemala
Executive summary: Political activist, Nobel Prize recipient

Father: Vicente
Mother: (d.)
Brother: Petrocinio (d., burned alive)

    Nobel Peace Prize 1992
    Hague Appeal for Peace Honorary Committee
    Exiled 1980s
    Risk Factors: Obesity

Is the subject of books:
Menchú and the Story of All Poor Guatemalans, 1999, BY: David Stoll, DETAILS: (nonfiction)

Author of books:
I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala (1984, memoir)

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