Gómez Cardona, Fabio
January 2012
Historia y Espacio;2012, Issue 38, Special section p1
Academic Journal
This article presents a biography of Manuel Quintín Lame, a Colombian indigenous rebel who lived during the late-19th to the mid-20th centuries. The author discusses Lame's birth in 1883 in a rural region of Colombia to indigenous parents. His youth and education is described, which sparked his interest in seeking indigenous autonomy. The incorporation of myth and legend into Lame's biography is also explored.


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