May Day 2020 in Wallmapu – Updates and Insights from Chile’s Grassroots–With Alejandra Parra

In this MayDay episode of Terra Verde on KPFA, host Gary Graham Hughes interviews Alejandra Parra, a founding member of RADA, a Temuco-based grassroots environmental and community rights organization that works to stop the construction of incinerators. Parra… Read More

Chile Repression Against Mapuches Continues

Special Report: Mapuche Eviction in Liempi Colipi By photolangelle May 4, 2020 On 30 April 2020 I received a message from Red de Acción por los Derechos Ambientales RADA‘s Alejandra Parra that people were evicted from the Mapuche land re-occupation in Liempi… Read More

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa

A trickle of water flows into Mapuche Territory in Chile. Water-intensive industrial plantations of pine and eucalyptus trees have resulted in a serious lack of water in rural communities, and some communities have no water at all.  Photo:… Read More

Chile: Peoples’ Uprising presented by The ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery for Contemporary Art

Photo: Langelle/GJEP For Immediate Release                                                                                      March 5, 2020 Chile: Peoples’ Uprising Images from the Front Lines Exhibit Opens April 3 BUFFALO, NY – The ¡Buen… Read More

Fires Lead To Red Alert In Chile

Photo: Salvaged bed frame during Chile’s 2017 devastating fires. Photo: Langelle The Lumaco district of Chile is dominated by Mapuche communities, 60% of which live in poverty due to the theft of their land for industrial tree plantations… Read More

Best of Censored News Gives Nod to Chile Coverage of Mapuche Uprising

Best of 2019 at CENSORED NEWS: Special thanks to Orin Langelle for live coverage from the protests and struggle for Indigenous rights in Chile Thank you Brenda Norrell and CENSORED NEWS! – Orin Langelle Lonko Alberto Curamíl during… Read More

Video: Mapuche Lonko Alberto Curamil Freed!

Goldman Prize Winner’s Lawyer Rodrigo Román Speaks about his case This video was shot over the week of 25 November, during the trial of Mapuche Lonko Alberto Curamil over manufactured charges that he was involved in a robbery…. Read More

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November 28, 2019–GJEP and our partners Biofuelwatch and RADA were with this Mapuche community after it was attacked by the Chilean National Police for re-occupying their ancestral lands after requests to receive official land title went unheard. This… Read More

Video: CHILE PHOTO DIARIES – from the frontlines

Peace sign flashed during a 25 Nov. march to end violence against women in Temuco, Chile. Photo: photolangelle.org 22 November to 6 December 2019 (video under field notes below) I Can Still Spit Field Notes – I landed… Read More

Statement from the Cumbre de Los Pueblos in Santiago: Save the Earth – Change the System! “SALVEMOS LA TIERRA, CAMBIEMOS EL SISTEMA”

2019 PEOPLES’ SUMMIT DECLARATION Para la declaración en español, ver abajo Over December 2-7, 2019, hundreds of organizations, men, women, indigenous and afro-descendant peoples, migrant communities, peasants, workers, youth, girls and boys from Chile, Latin America and the… Read More