Chileans turn to Indigenous philosophy to counter climate crisis

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For centuries the way of life of the Mapuche was dismissed as primitive by many non-Indigenous Chileans.

But climate change and even the pandemic are making people re-think the beliefs of the country’s original inhabitants.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman visited a community in Lonquimay to see why the Mapuche philosophy is becoming more mainstream.

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