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The Bible has been used as a way of making us accept our situation, and not to bring enlightenment to the poor.
What hurts Indians most is that our costumes are considered beautiful, but it's as if the person wearing it didn't exist.
There is not one world for man and one for animals, they are part of the same one and lead parallel lives.
This is why Indians are thought to be stupid. They can't think, they don't know anything, they say. But we have hidden our identity because we needed to resist, we wanted to protect what governments have wanted to take away from us.
Our reality teaches us that, as Christians, we must create a Church of the poor, that we don't need a Church imposed from outside which knows nothing of hunger.
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The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.
January 9, 1959
Rigoberta Menchú Tum is a K'iche' political activist from Guatemala.
I, Rigoberta Menchú (1983)
The Honey Jar (2006)
Crossing borders (1998)
The Secret Legacy (2008)
The Girl from Chimel (2003)
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