Bio

Roberto Mukaro Borrero

Roberto Mukaro Borrero

An cultural consultant, advisor, human rights advocate, writer, historian, artist, and musician, Roberto Múkaro Borrero offers particular expertise in Caribbean and other Indigenous Peoples issues. His unique perspective draws from multiple sources including his indigenous Taíno heritage, mentorship from indigenous leaders and elders from around the world, and real-time experience in the arts, as well as human rights and environmental advocacy.

With over twenty years experience in the non-profit/non-governmental sector, over a decade of experience as Senior Programs Coordinator for Public Programs in the Education Department of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and as a former radio host and producer for WBAI Pacifica Radio’s “Circle of Red Nations,” Roberto maintains a diverse resource network locally, nationally, and internationally in the civil, business, and governmental sectors.

A cultural consultant and or 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 Institute for American Indian StudiesEl Museo de BarrioTribal Link Foundation, the International Indian Treaty CouncilAveda Corporation,  Natural Resources Stewardship Circle, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, among others.

“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 special events.” – Pamela Kraft, Executive Director, Tribal Link Foundation

CV available on request