Martha P Cotera
- Category : 1938-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (11)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 4
Mexican-American librarian, writer, and influential activist of both the Chicano Civil Rights Movement and the Chicana Feminist movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Her two most notable works are Diosa y Hembra: The History and Heritage of Chicanas in the U.S. and The Chicana Feminist. Cotera was one of six women featured in a documentary, Las Mujeres de la Caucus Chicana, which recounts the experiences of some of the Chicana participants of the 1977 National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas.