Tuesday, August 9, 2011

International Day of the World's Indigenous People

In honor of all indigenous people today, representing 5% of the Earth's population but 15% of those living in poverty, speaking 4,000 of the 7,000 languages in use worldwide and often suffering injustices simply because of where they live, I am posting a one-minute video about K'iche' Rigoberto Menchu from Guatemala, winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize.

You can find her autobiography, "I, Rigoberta Menchu" on Amazon.

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