In Memoriam

Myrna Mack Chang, 1949–1990

Myrna Mack (on horseback) with Beatriz Manz and Santa María Tzejá resident Alejandro Ortiz, on a field trip to the rainforest of Ixcán in 1987.  (Photo courtesy of Beatriz Manz.)
Myrna Mack (on horseback) with Beatriz Manz and Santa María Tzejá resident Alejandro Ortiz, on a field trip to the rainforest of Ixcán, near the Mexican border, in 1987.
  (Photo courtesy of Beatriz Manz.)

 

In Memoriam: 30th anniversary

Remembering Myrna Mack Chang

Assassinated in Guatemala on Tuesday, September 11, 1990


Colleague, research partner, and friend.


Beatriz Manz
Professor Emerita, UC Berkeley

Elizabeth Oglesby
MA Latin American Studies and Ph.D. in Geography, UC Berkeley


Video from the Myrna Mack Foundation

 

Portrait of Myrna Mack at the site of her murder on 12 Calle in Guatemala City, renamed Calle Myrna Mack.  People gather to commemorate the anniversary of her death each September 11. (Photo by Fabricio Alonso.)Portrait of Myrna Mack at the site of her murder on 12 Calle in Guatemala City, renamed Calle Myrna Mack.  People gather to commemorate the
anniversary of her death each September 11. (Photo by Fabricio Alonso.)