Aura Cumes

Aura Cumes Researcher

Aura Cumes is a Maya kaqchiquel from Guatemala, researcher, teacher, and activist. She vindicates critical thought and energetic speech, as vehicles to lay bare the powers that shape the reality of dispossession marking the lives of women and indigenous peoples. She is a Doctor in Anthropology from the Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) Mexico, DF; holds a Master in Social Sciences from FLACSO Guatemala; a Degree in Social Work from the Rafael Landivar University; and she is a Member of the Ixbalamke Junajpu Winaq’ Autonomous Thought Collective.

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