February 6, 2011

Indigenous peoples in Chile

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  • Rapanui: International Community Steps In To Stop Violence Against The Rapa Nui Nation - Indigenous Peoples Issues & Resources - Feb 8, 2011
  • Alacaluf - "The Alacaluf are a South American people living in Chile..." - Wikipedia
  • Aymara people - "The Aymara or Aimara are a native ethnic group in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America; about 2 million live in Bolivia, Peru and Chile." - Wikipedia
  • Atacameño - "The Atacameños (also called Atacamas or Likan-antay) are a Native American people who inhabited the Andean portion of the Atacama Desert, mainly in what is today Chile's Antofagasta Region." - Wikipedia
  • Easter Island - "Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean... A special territory of Chile that was annexed in 1888, Easter Island is famous for its 887 extant monumental statues..." - Wikipedia
  • Indigenous peoples in Chile - "Indigenous peoples in Chile form about 4.6% of the total population... The Mapuches, from the south, accounted for approximately 85 percent of this number. There were also small populations of Aymara, Atacameño, Rapa Nui, and Kawaskhar in other parts of the country." - Wikipedia
  • Mapuche - "The Mapuche are a group of indigenous inhabitants of south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina. They constitute a wide-ranging ethnicity composed of various groups who shared a common social, religious and economic structure, as well as a common linguistic heritage." - Wikipedia
  • Mapuche conflict - "Mapuche conflict is a collective name for the revival and reorganization of Mapuche communities for greater autonomy, recognition of rights and the recovery of land since the Chilean transition to democracy." - Wikipedia



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