ERIC Number: EJ673662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Peru's Gentle Revolutionary.
Sweeney, Thomas W.; Toledo, Alejandro
National Museum of the American Indian, v4 n2 p21-25 Sum 2003
Alejandro Toledo, the first Native person to be elected president of Peru, talks about his Quechua roots; his proposed constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights for indigenous peoples; financial support for Native cultural preservation efforts; and his number one priority--to fight poverty through education, focusing on basic education, women's education, rural education, and bilingual education at all levels. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indians, Civil Rights, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Maintenance, Educational Policy, Ethnic Discrimination, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Latin Americans, Poverty, Presidents, Public Policy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Peru