Heider Tun Tun

Heider Tun Tun (Firm Rock, in Yucatec Maya) is an Assistant Professor of History in the Department of History, Politics and Political Economy at Regis University. He is a first-generation Mayan scholar from Tahmek (place of the big hug), Mexico. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities, and his postdoctoral studies at the University of California, Irvine. His research focuses on the Catholic Social movement in Central America in relation to the work of Indigenous communities and women’s organizations. His recently published co-authored book Co-Madres: Testimonio por la lucha de los derechos en El Salvador 1974-1996, captures the voices of activism and resistance of the Co-Madres, the first human rights organization from El Salvador led by women who responded to the violence of the armed conflict in their country (1980-1992).

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New Narratives of Old Wars: Testimonios from the Co-Madres of El Salvador