Verónica Huilipan, Mapuche leader and activist, visited Latin American and Latino Studies at Penn. During her visit, she participated in Americo Mendoza's Quechua class and met with students. Veronica discussed her work in Quintriqueo (Neuquén, Argentina), and discussed why indigenous people's voices matter in global platforms.
For Verónica's full bio, see here:
Werken (traditional authority) of the Mapuche community Quintriqueo (Neuquén, Argentina); Southern Coordinator for the Continental Union of Indigenous Women of the Americas; member of Human Rights of Indigenous Communities and of the Mapuche Confederation of Neuquén; and former representative for indigenous issues at the Confederation of Argentine Workers union (Confederación de Trabajadores Argentinos, CTA). Co-Sponsored by Perry World House.