DESCENDANTS OF FIRE: Anti-Colonial Indigenous (Mapuche) Panel w/Irish Solidarity Speaking Tour

DESCENDANTS OF FIRE: From Wallmapu to Turtle Island (& Beyond): 40+ Years of Anti-Colonial, Anti-Authoritarian and Revolutionary Resistance SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st, 2013 @ 7:30PM HARVEST NOON - 16 Bancroft Avenue (Behind the Koffler Building at 569 Spadina) PRESENTING THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIER SCREENING of the Mapuche Film: *Ngüenén: El Engaño [The Deceit] (2012) A Film by …

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Mallekoche Community carries out Self-Defense unto New Brutal Police Attack

August 14th, 2013 The Mapuche Community of Lower Malleko in the township of Collipulli, declares the following to national and international opinion unto the events that occured once again during the night of Monday, August 12th: Kiñe: On Monday evening at around 9PM, a large police contingent arrived at the home of the Werken [Spokesperson] …

Resistance in Wallmapu: Blocked Roads and Logging Trucks Burned

August 9th, 2013 Groups of Mapuche Weichafe [Warriors] took over Highway 5 South in Ercilla, at the height of Chamichco, and burned at least two forestry logging trucks belonging to the companies occupying Wallmapu. It is in this way that Mapuche justice is carried out for the new murder of a Mapuche, caused by the …

Mapuche Prisoner’s Justice Week Emergency Demo for the Murder of Rodrigo Melinao

Mapuche Prisoner's Justice Week Emergency Demo for the Murder of Rodrigo Melinao Sunday, August 11th @ 2PM @ Toronto Chilean Consulate - 2 Bloor Street West https://www.facebook.com/events/597894143588127/598107316900143/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity (See links for more info) The WCCC [Toronto] calls out to all anti-colonial/anti-capitalist/anti-authoritarian allies to come out for an emergency demonstration at the Toronto Chilean Consulate for the …

Malleco Communities in Resistance Will Act in Self-Defense & Take State Denied Justice in their Own Hands

August 7th, 2013 Public Communique We declare the following to national/international opinion, to our Mapuche Nation, and our Malleco communities in resistance: Kiñe: Unto the premeditated murder of our Peñi [Brother] Rodrigo Melinao Lican by State security forces, we demand that the government recognize their responsibility in the death of this young father of the …

Luis Melinao on the Death of his Cousin: “A Peñi [Brother] Dies, But 10 More Will Rise Up

August 6th, 2013 The Werken [Spokesperson] of the Wente Winkul Mapu Community, Luis Melinao, cousin of the murdered Mapuche in Chiwaiwe, tells us that Rodrigo Melinao Licán had dedicated himself to the land to maintain his family. The following interview with El Dínamo, accounts for the frustration that is found throughout Mapuche communities: “If it …

Forestry Companies, Estate Lords and Chilean State Murder Mapuche in Ercilla

August 6th, 2013 The Mapuche People morn a new victim today Tuesday, August 6th, in confirming the murder of Rodrigo Elicer Melinao Licán, member of the Rayen Mapu Communitu of Lof Lolokos in Ercilla, whom was persecuted by the Chilean State and corporate interests in Wallmapu. The body of the young man was found by …