$hile: CAM Claims Several Sabotage Actions in Occupied Mapuche Territory

CAM Communique The various Groups of Territorial Resistance (Órganos de Resistencia Territorial – ORT) of the Arauco Malleco Coordinator of Communities in Conflict (CAM), communicate the following to our Mapuche Nation and public opinion: Kiñe: We claim, as Lafkenche Leftraru ORT-CAM, our action of sabotage carried out this past April 29th against a tow truck, …

11 Mapuche arrested for Luchsinger-Mackey Case, Lissette Melillan: “The [Chilean] Government uses the Police to Guard Cows”

11 Mapuche arrested for Luchsinger-Mackey Case On March 30th, 2016, 11 Mapuche community members were arrested and charged with alleged involvement in the incendiary attack that provoked the death of the Luchsinger Mackay couple in 2013. The mass arrest was carried out by an enormous police operative of special forces (PDI). More than 100 detectives …

Mapuche Resistance Group, Weichan Auka Mapu, Claims more than 30 Sabotage Attacks

Mapuche Resistance Group, Weichan Auka Mapu, Claims more than 30 Sabotage Attacks The group "Weichan Auka Mapu, the Struggle in Rebellious Territory" reached out to País Mapuche in an email clarifying its position unto the current phase of the Mapuche-Chilean Conflict. In their statement, they explain their political position. Further, they defend armed struggle, claiming …

The 4th Annual Toronto Mapuche Solidarity Film Festival

  In memory of our Mapuche WEICHAFE [WARRIORS] MATIAS CATRILEO & ALEX LEMUN, & the many others (indigenous and non-indigenous) who have been murdered by the repressive forces of the Chilean State. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26th & SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27th OISE – 252 Bloor Street West *ALL NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILMS WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES* Suggested donation $10 …

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 …

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 …

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 …