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Roberto Múkaro Borrero

Human Rights Advocate, Consultant, Cultural Adviser, Writer, Artist, Musician


Brief Bio

Roberto Múkaro Borrero has a distinguished and diverse background in policy & program development and human rights advocacy, including a specialization on the rights of Indigenous Peoples. He retains over 20 years of experience engaging the United Nations system in thematic areas such as Sustainable Development; Climate Change; the Information Society; and the Organization of American States; among others. Professionally, he has served on the staff of the International Indian Treaty Council and the American Museum of Natural History, as well as an independent contracting consultant for UNESCO, PBS, and other notable institutions. A published writer, an accomplished artist, and musician,  Borrero is a member of the Taíno Tribal Nation, an Indigenous Peoples whose traditional homelands extend through the Greater Antilles to the Southern tip of Florida in the U.S. In 2012, he was traditionally sanctioned a kasike (chief) of the Guainía Taíno tribal community.  He has an educational background in communications and cultural studies. In 2013, Borrero was awarded an honorary Doctorate Degree, Philosophy in Humanities, from Kayiwa International University, Kampala, Uganda.

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Expertise. Integrity. Intuition. Ingenuity. Dedication. 

Professional Services Offered



Expert guidance; Program/project development & coordination, facilitation services, cultural advisor, event planning...


"An artist, historian, musician, writer, and storyteller, Roberto Múkaro Borrero is one of only a handful of actual Taíno descendants in the world who are considered leading authorities on ancient Taíno Indian culture." 

Thirteen/WNET, 1998

Contact Roberto Múkaro Borrero

PO Box 4518, NY, NY 10163

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