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Bartolina Sisa


Bartolina Sisa was an Aymara woman. Her date of birth is uncertain, some sources give it as August 24, 1753, while others give it as August 12, 1750. She led an indigenous uprising against the Spanish in Bolivia, but she was captured and executed by the Spanish on September 5, 1782.

Source

"OUR HOMMAGE TO COMMANDANT BARTOLINA SISA, INCORRUPTIBLE AYMARA LEADER", by Ivan Ignacio, URL accessed 07/14/06

References

International Day of Indeginious Women

Women in Power 1870 - 1900

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