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Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang

 
 
Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 16, 2016
1. Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang Marker
Inscription.
Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang
(1949-1990)
Chispa de luz en la oscuridad desbordante
Testigo del hambre, la extrema pobreza, la desnutrición
Voz de dignidad frente a la impunidad y la injusticia
Maestra y ciudadana consciente
Lucha y esperanza

Aspiramos a ser consecuentes con las semillas que
nos heredó
Guatemala, 11 de septiembre de 2005

English translation:
Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang
(1949-1990)
A spark of light in the unending darkness
Witness to hunger, extreme poverty, desnutrition
Voice of dignity in the face of impunity and injustice
Teacher and citizen with a conscience
Struggle and hope

We hope to be good caretakers of the works that she left to us
Guatemala, September 11, 2005

 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 14° 38.799′ N, 90° 30.799′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Marker is on 6a Avenida, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6a Avenida 2-30, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera (within shouting distance of this marker); Mariano Guerrero de Léon
Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 16, 2016
2. Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang Marker
The marker is to the left outside of the current AVANCSO offices.
(about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Guatemalan Revolution of 1944 (approx. half a kilometer away); National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (approx. half a kilometer away); The Central American Act of Independence (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); First Cathedral in Guatemala City (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Murder of Abner Abdiel Hernandez Orellana (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Regarding Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang. This marker is located at the offices of AVANCSO (Asociacion para el Avance de las Ciencias Sociales, or the Association for the Advancement of the Social Sciences in English). Myna Mack founded this organization in 1986 in order to understand the experience of displaced indigenous communities in Guatemala’s civil conflict. She was murdered by Guatemala state forces right outside of the of AVANCSO’s nearby previous offices.
 
Categories. AnthropologyPatriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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