Lorena Cabnal

Lorena Cabnal, a Maya-Xinka from Guatemala, is an advocate of community feminism. Originally from Santa María Xalapán, Jalapa, Lorena is the daughter of the Xinca Maya cosmogony and co-founder of the community-territorial feminist movement in Guatemala, the Network of Ancestral Healers of Community Feminism, Tzk’at (in Mayan Quiché).

Main publications:

– “Acercamiento a la construcción del pensamiento epistémico de las mujeres indígenas feministas comunitarias de Abya Yala”, in Feminismos diversos: el feminismo comunitario, ACSUR, 2010

An interview in Spanish:

https://www.pikaramagazine.com/2019/11/lorena-cabnal-recupero-la-alegria-sin-perder-la-indignacion-como-un-acto-emancipatorio-y-vital/

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