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

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

Video: Declaración a la COP25 de comunidades en Chile: no a las soluciones climáticas naturales

For the video in English: https://globaljusticeecology.org/video-statement-to-cop25-from-mapuche-others-in-chile-no-market-based-solutions/ Chile iba a ser el antitrión de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, COP25 2-14 Diciembre 2019. Sin embargo, ante un masivo levantamiento popular contra el modelo neoliberal… Read More

“Thanksgiving Day” in Mapuche Territory, Chile – Another Racist Attack by the State

GJEP-Biofuelwatch-RADA team in Mapuche territory films interview in post below.  Photo: Langelle/ photolangelle.org Near Curacautin, Wallmapu (28 November 2019) – On U.S. “Thanksgiving” Day (known now as the National Day of Mourning) Indigenous Mapuche in Chile occupying their… 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