The Anti-Terrorist Law vs. the Autonomist Mapuche Movement; Contributions to the Debate by Hector Llaitul

Neoliberal governments, like their economies need certain commodities in the course of their development with the ends to consolidate, improve and deepen their dynamics, which may not necessarily be easy for the elites. This is why they build stories that empathize with people's needs, with its deep and heartfelt demands, fill solutions in the framework …

Arauco Malleco Coordinator of Mapuche Communities in Conflict (CAM) Communiqué

This communiqué is in regards to the latest meeting between the Chilean Interior Minister Rodrigo Peñailillo, other government representatives of the Right, such as Diego Paulsen, Rene Manuel Garcia and German Becker (of the Region of Arauco), and statements made by the current General Director of Chilean National Police, Gustavo Gonzalez Jure, over the increase …

Mapuche Political Prisoners in Angol Prison Begin Hunger Strike

April 7th, 2014 We state the following to local, national and international opinion: As Mapuche Political Prisoners, we initiate a new indefinite hunger strike beginning today, Monday April 7th, 2014, demanding the following: KIÑE: We demand that the sentence against Luis Humberto Marileo Cariqueo, Cristian Pablo Levinao Melinao, and Leonardo Quijon Pereira be reviewed. We …

WOMEN: Don’t Grease Your Chains… Break Them! (MST Speaker from BRAZIL & Mapuche Feminist Doc)

WOMEN: Don’t Grease Your Chains… Break Them! Destroy the Patriarchical Prison System! Free our Mapuche (Indigenous), Anarchist and Revolutionary Political Prisoners Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1424157824488960/ ****** SATURDAY, MARCH 8TH @ 7PM ***SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER OF THE LANDLESS WORKER MOVEMENT DIRECTLY FROM BRAZIL*** ORLANDO PIMENTEL Youth organizer with the Landless Workers Movement (MST), speaking on the …

Medicine Healer [Machi] Celestino Cordova Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for the Luchsinger –Mackay Case

Source: Radio Bio-Bio February 28th, 2014 This Friday, the Criminal Court of Temuco sentenced Mapuche Medicine Healer [Machi], Celestino Cordova, to 18 years in maximum security prison, for his alleged involvement in the arson that killed the Luchsinger-Mackay couple in Vilcun last year. “Celestino Cordova is convicted by a majority of votes to an 18 …

Sabotage Attacks in Wallmapu unleash Government and Police Hysteria

December 30th, 2013 At least three sabotage attacks against the Chilean occupation have occurred in the last week including the arson of a private get-away cottage in Lleu-Lleu; a corporate management house in Vilcun; and a logging encampment in Lumaco. This has unleashed the hysterical reaction of the Chilean government and the police apparatus in …

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 …

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 …