Nobel Peace Laureates: Rigoberta Menchu Tum on His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum describes her love for His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Menchu Tum elaborates that his embodiment of an ancient culture with such balance and patience in modern times is truly incredible.
The Fetzer Institute spent time with Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum in the summer of 2008 at the Peace Jam conference in Los Angeles. Menchu Tum was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 in recognition of her work for social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples.