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Manuela Eras de Gandarillas (c. 1740s–27 May 1812) is one of the Heroinas de la Coronilla. She was a blind old woman, who was very brave as she had the courage to fight for her nation's independence (cerro San Sebastian-Coronilla-close to Cochamba, Bolivia) on the 27th May, 1812. Manuela found out that the Spanish soldiers, commanded by José Manuel de Goyeneche, were coming to attack Cochabamba. As there were no men, even though she was an old blind woman, mother of two men, two woman and grandmother of a small girl, she was determined to die for her motherland. "Nuestra casa es divina", which means our homes are sacred in Spanish. She encouraged the other women to join her and stop the S...

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POR QUÉ SE CELEBRA EL DÍA DE LA MUJER INDÍGENA?
Actualmente muchas comunidades indígenas de Bolivia, Perú, Chile y Argentina, le rinden homenaje, al igual que a las heroínas de la Coronilla (valerosas mujeres cochabambinas lideradas por la anciana no vidente Manuela Gandarillas y ...
Author: Michael Velásquez Tranca  (5 Sep 2014)

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“MANUELA GANDARILLAS” UN HOMENAJE A LAS ...
Con el auspicio de la Mesa Panamericana del Valle, el Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad Mayor de San Simón, dirigido por María Ester Maldonado, puso en escena la obra teatral “Manuela Gandarillas”, como homenaje a las Heroínas de la ...
Author: industry  (28 May 2014)

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