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 …

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 …