Bio

Roberto Mukaro Borrero

Roberto Mukaro Borrero

An artist, historian, musician, writer, and advocate, Roberto “Mukaro” Borrero (Taino) offers a broad range of experience with particular expertise in Caribbean and other Indigenous Peoples issues. His unique perspective draws from  his ancestral heritage, mentorship from indigenous elders from around the world, and real world experience in the arts, as well as human rights and environmental advocacy.

Roberto maintains a high standard of professionalism and accountability whether planning and organizing large scale cultural events, serving as a panel discussant or cultural presenter, facilitating curatorial services, report writing, engaging as a liaison between communities and institutions, or acting as a master of ceremonies for specialized events.

As a former radio host and producer for WBAI Pacifica Radio’s “Circle of Red Nations” and with over a decade of experience as a Senior Programs Coordinator for Public Programs in the Education Department of the American Museum of Natural History, Roberto maintains a diverse network of resources locally, nationally, and internationally in the civil, business, and governmental sectors.

A cultural consultant and advisor, Roberto has shared his expertise in various capacities within the United Nations system, as well as with non-profit and for-profit entities such as PBS, BBC, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the Institute for American Indian Studies, the Aveda Corporation, Tribal Link Foundation, El Museo de Barrio, Natural Resources Stewardship Circle, and the International Indian Treaty Council, among others.

CV available on request