Malintzin, La Malinche, or Lady Marina.
A woman without options.
Born Malinalli, later Malintzin, and eventually Malinche, (c. 1500 — c. 1529) was a Nahua Indian woman who helped the Spaniards conquer Mexico, serving as interpreter, advisor and intermediary to expedition leader Hernán Cortés.
She is one of the most important women in Mexican history; perhaps the only one of that stature. Many Mexicans…