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Menchú, Rigoberta

Overview
Works: 246 works in 480 publications in 6 languages and 11,418 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Folklore  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Internet videos  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Narrator, Author of introduction, Performer, Dedicatee, Editor
Classifications: F1465.2.Q5, B
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Most widely held works about Rigoberta Menchú
 
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Most widely held works by Rigoberta Menchú
When the mountains tremble( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A documentary on the war between the Guatemalan military and the Mayan population, with firsthand accounts by Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu." -- IMDb
The honey jar by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 514 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 demi-gods 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
Harvest of empire( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 382 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
Rigoberta Menchu : broken silence( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 300 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
The secret legacy by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 219 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
Rigoberta Menchu : broken silence( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 199 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
El vaso de miel by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional Guatemalan stories, tales and legends
Mi chiamo Rigoberta Menchú by Elisabeth Burgos-Debray( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Italian and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another world is possible : impressions of the World Social Forum( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 2002, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, 50,000 gathered (including 11,000 young people) for the World Social Forum with the goal of opposing corporate globalization and developing alternative visions for the future. Public officials, representatives of non-governmental organizations, indigenous nations, farmers and labor promoted a new vision of social justice. Covered extensively by media in other parts of the world, the Forum was virtually ignored by the U.S. press
Searching for equity : conceptions of justice and equity in peasant irrigation( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoberta, la nieta de los mayas by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayan Indians( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 57 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
Lo Propio y lo ajeno : América Latina by Pilar Lozano( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Klage der Erde : der Kampf der Campesinos in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La bambina di Chimel by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1992 Nobel Prize for Peace winner tells about her childhood in Guatemala and the culture of her Quiché Indian people
Hacia una cultura de paz = Kaslamal pa ri utzil = Vivir en el bien by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Me llamo Rigoberta Menchú y así me nació la conciencia by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 31 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
Il vaso di miele by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International Year of Indigenous Peoples : address by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Año Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas : conferencia by Rigoberta Menchú( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.17 for Hearts of ... to 0.96 for Mi chiamo ...)

The honey jar
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 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

Рыгаберта Менчу

Рыгабэрта Мэнчу

Ռիգոբերտա Մենչու

ריגוברטה מנצ'ו

ريغوبيرتا مينتشو

رگۆبەرتا مەنجهú توم

ریگوبرتا منچو

ریگوبرٹا مینچو

ਰਿਗੋਬੇਰਤਾ ਮੇਂਚੂ

இரிகொபெர்த்தா மெஞ்சூ

రిగోబర్టా మేంచూ

རི་གྷོ་བྷེར་ཏ་མེན་ཆུ་ཏུམ།

რიგობერტა მენჩუ

리고베르타 멘추

メンチュ, リゴベルタ

リゴベルタ・メンチュウ

里戈韦塔·门楚 activist, politicians

Languages
English (87)

Spanish (68)

Italian (30)

French (13)

German (8)

Finnish (1)

Covers
The secret legacyEl vaso de mielRigoberta, la nieta de los mayasLa bambina di ChimelHacia una cultura de paz = Kaslamal pa ri utzil = Vivir en el bienMe llamo Rigoberta Menchú y así me nació la concienciaCrossing borders