Bartolina Sisa, a Bolivian heroine

Bartolina Sisa, a Bolivian heroine

September 5th commemorates the International Day of Indigenous Women. The day honors the legacy of Bartolina Sisa, an Aymara leader who was executed in 1782 for organizing a sweeping rebellion against Spanish colonial rule. Sisa was born in 1750 in Q’ara Qhatu,...