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abya yala p18-20.pdf
The messenger of the Consejo de Todas las Tierras (All Lands Council) praises the Zapatistas while pointing out there is more to be done. In the interview, Huilcaman discusses autonomy, territory, indigenous rights, leadership, agrarian reform, and…

Vol. 1, no. 3 (3-5).pdf
Traditional communities are subject to serious violations of their human rights since the military government was installed under General Pinochet in the bloody coup in 1973.

Vol. 2, no. 1 (11).pdf
The on-going conflict between the inhuman dictatorship of General Pinochet and grassroots organizations continues to effect the Mapuche. On September 3, in Temuco, 300 miles south of Santiago, paramilitary commandos fired at the office of the Mapuche…

Vol. 2, no. 2 (11).pdf
In August of 1985 Juan Francisco Fresno, Cardinal
of Santiago, issued the "National Agreement
for the Transition to a True Democracy" which
called for reconciliation and a move toward democacy.

Volume 1 No. 1 (3).pdf
The Mapuche people are one of the groups most affected by the extreme oppression with which the Military government deals with most of the Chilean population.

Mapuches Convicted for Occupying Land.pdf
The Chilean government has convicted Mapuche people for the "illegal usurpation of land." The Chilean government have imposed harsh fines, which the Mapuche are attempting to appeal.

Second Tribunal of the Mapuche Nation.pdf
The Council of All Land announces the Second Tribunal of the Mapuche Nation to analyze the violations committed against the Mapuche nation.

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.


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Margarita Marta Calfio Montalvo works closely with Mapuche youth in Temuco, Chile. She discusses urban cultures affects on Mapuche youth, her hopes for the future of the Mapuche youth, and challenges she faces as a women in the field of medicine.

After the announcement of Chile's entry into the North American Free Trade Agreement, indigenous groups speak out against the potential economic and territorial consequences of the agreement for indigenous communities.

Members of SAIIC and visitors meet at the Abya Yala Fund board meeting.

Vol. 1, no. 4 (13-15).pdf
Sofia Painiqueo, a traditional Mapuche singers says "We, the Mapuche people, are a nation, a nation within the Chilean nation. Speaking
historically about our Mapuche nation..."
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