The Struggle of the Mapuche ‘People of the Earth’

English Translation of Banner: “We are not the Indigenous people of Chile. We are Mapuche.”   By Claudio Donoso Hiriart and Susana Huenul Colicoy Colectivo Viento Sur, Chile Originally Published by Global Forest Coallition   Entering this territory… Read More

The United Colors of Benetton Include Blood Red in Argentina

By DARIO ARANDA Originally published by UpsideDownWorld.org   At the center of the forced disappearance of Santiago Maldonado and his subsequent death lay a global fashion company, Argentina’s long-standing extractive model, and the repression of displaced Indigenous communities…. Read More

Chile Using Pinochet’s Anti-Terrorist Law Against Mapuche People

CHILE’S STILL USING PINOCHET’S ANTI-TERRORIST LAW AGAINST THE MAPUCHE FORMER PRESIDENT PIÑERA ARGUES THAT THE CONTROVERSIAL LAW NEEDS TO BE TAKEN FURTHER By Alejandra Gaitan Barrera Originally published by Intercontinental Cry The Mapuche territory, the Wallmapu, was never settled… Read More

Government Repression Against Mapuche People Denounced

Photo of Santiago Maldonado   Translated to English from Spanish through Google Translate. See original statement in Spanish here.   The undersigned, organizations, communities and Mapuche, Argentine and Chilean people denounce the repressive escalation against the Mapuche people… Read More

‘Don’t Let Them Die,’ Asks Brother of Hunger Striking Mapuche Leader

Originally published by TelesurTV.net: “Don’t let them die,” asked the brother of one of the Mapuche Indigenous leaders demanding justice. A Mapuche leader who has been on a hunger strike to demand justice for Indigenous people arrested in… Read More

WATCH: Mapuches Denounce Illegal Police Operations in Argentina

Originally published by telesurtv.net Indigenous Mapuche leaders have denounced that Argentine police entered their territory without a judicial order with the excuse of searching for disappeared activist Santiago Maldonado. The Neuquen Mapuche Confederation said in a statement that police… Read More

‘Tsunamis From the Sky’ Result of Deforestation in Argentina

From North to South, against extractivism 5 jul page 12 (Translated from Portuguese to English through Google Translate)   Last Wednesday was the last march against the clearing, in Cordoba. The next Thursday another one of indigenous communities is realized in… Read More

EARTH MINUTE: Chilean Pulp and Paper Industry Taking Heat for Wildfires

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann spoke about the wildfires in Chile on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show for this week’s Earth Minute segment. Sojourner Truth airs every week on KPFK-FM in Los Angeles and streaming around the… Read More