U páajtalil maaya ko’olel: Briceida Cuevas Cob’s Je’ Bix K’in and the Rights of Maya Women
Keywords:Indigenous Movements, Maya Literatures, Indigenous Literatures
This article examines the theme of Yucatec Maya women’s rights in poet Briceida Cuevas Cob’s Je’ Bix K’in. Situating its discussion within the official elaboration of these rights in INDEMAYA’s tortipack campaign, this article argues that Cuevas Cob’s poetry constitutes a critical intervention into regional, national, and international discourses on human rights and the rights of indigenous women in particular.
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