In 1991, 144 Mapuches were taken to court for occupying land that the Chilean government claims they have no right to own. While this case is in progess, Mapuche leader Aucan Huilcaman is denied eligibility to run for congress.
Fall and Winter 1993
Abya Yala News: Journal of the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC)
Chilean Government Obstructs Mapuche Participation in December Elections