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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Chile’s Mapuche rebel group takes action to reclaim their ancestral lands” – below is their description.
Chile’s Indigenous Mapuche community once occupied most of the south of the country.
In the 19th century, they were rounded up into small settlements.
Most of their land was taken during the Pinochet dictatorship in the 1980s.
Since the country’s return to democracy, they have been promised some of it back.
But progress is slow. Many Mapuche are not willing to wait, so they are reclaiming their territory by force.
Al Jazeera’s editor Lucia Newman travelled to Collipulli in south-central Chile for an interview with the leader of the largest rebel organisation Arauco-Malleco Coordinaer or CAM.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Chile
Chile borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Isla Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica under the Chilean Antarctic Territory.