CAM: “Our Struggle will Give Continuity to National Reconstruction in Wallmapu, to Expulse Capitalism Definitively”

Public Communique (Castellano Abajo) The Coordinator of Mapuche Communities in Conflict (CAM) communicate the following to our Mapuche Nation and public opinion: Kiñe: A land reclamation process has begun in the Choque Estate in the area of Paillaco, province of Arauco this past December 19th, encompassing more than 10,000 hectares of land that are currently …

Mapuche Territorial Resistance Group of the CAM claim responsibility for Sabotage (See Spanish Below)

    (See Spanish below| Ver Castellano Abajo) The Mapuche Territorial Resistance Group Lafkenche Laftraru of the Arauco Malleco Coordinator of Communities in Conflict (CAM) communicate the following to the Mapuche Nation and public opinion: Kiñe: We claim responsibility for the sabotage against the logging machinery and equipment owned by subcontractors of Mininco Forestry Incorporate …

Riots errupt as racist Chilean Trucker Association march arrives at Presidential Palace in Santiago

The march led by Jorge Luchsinger Junior, estate owner and son of slain occupying settlers Jorge Luchsinger and Miriam Mackay, arrived at Santiago's Presidential Palace at 9pm in protest of arson attacks carried out on logging transport equipment by Mapuche land defenders. A caravan of 13 trucks traveled from Wallmapu, occupied Mapuche Territory, to the …

Land Purchase, Expropriation, or Territorial Control? The Territory should not be Bought, it should be Reclaimed!

By Hector Llaitul There are segments in the Mapuche movement that emphasize the importance of reclaiming the land, independently of how these lands come back into our hands. The CAM has never abided by this logic, and is the reason why our organization has taken a step aside whenever leaders begin to negotiate lands through …

Mapuche Political Prisoners Reach Agreement after 47 Days on Hunger Strike

       This past Friday, the Mapuche Political Prisoners that were on hunger strike in Angol prison (so-called southern Chile), reached an agreement with the Government, the Minister of Justice and Minister of Health. The four Peñi [Brothers], two of which have been convicted and two of which are awaiting trial under judicial set-ups, …

Two Arson Attacks on Logging Trucks in the Province of Arauco, Wallmapu (so-called $hile)

May 15th, 2015 Two arson attacks were carried out early Thursday morning at various points in the Araucania Region. The first took place in at the Mariposas Estate, located on Highway CH181that connects the townships of Curacautín with Victoria, in the Province of Malleco. According to police reports, the unknown suspects entered the area and …

Mapuche Community Member, Underground since 2012, Detained due to Medical Issues

Mapuche Community Member, Underground since 2012, Detained due to Medical Issues. Paulino Levipan Collan, young Mapuche of the Wente Winkul Mapu community, is in serious condition in Temuco Hospital. Paulino Levipan participated in the Angol prison hunger strike in 2012, and after having been released from prison, he went in hiding from the police. That …

WALLMAPU SPECIAL REPORT: Mapuche Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Angol Prison

Public Communique: Mapuche Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Angol Prison We go onwards with all of our Newen [Energy] from our Ñuke Mapu [Mother Earth], strengthening ourselves with Lawen and working together with Machi [Medicine Healer] Moises Cheuque and with Doctor Luis Umaña. *Note: The hunger strike began on March 23rd,  2015 and has …

Ts’ka7 Warriors Burn Down Imperial Metals Ruddock Creek Mine Bridge

Warrior Publications received the following communique: Secwepemc Ts’ka7 Warriors deactivate Imperial Metals Ruddock Creek mine road. International Statement, October 14, 2014 With much discussion with Elders Councils and around Sacred fires and ceremonies the Secwepemc Ts’ka7 Warriors have acted out their collective responsibility and jurisdiction to and in the Ts’ka7 area by deactivating the Imperial …

Responding to Repressive State Measures: The Fight for Autonomy and Territory

We must begin by categorically reaffirming that this dispute is not over extensions of land – that is the concept of land as a commodity - but the reclamation and struggle to regain a way of life, an understanding of how to conceptualize the world and how to live accordingly. It is for a social …