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Chile: Mapuches

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Mapuche Portal.

Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organization (UNPO).

ZNet Latin America Watch: Chile.

In the Library: Articles

Aguirre Baeza, Delia. "La mujer aborígen de Chile: una experiencia," América Indígena 35,3 (7-9/75):529-38.

Berdichewsky, Bernardo. "Agrarian reform in Chile & its impact on Araucanian Indian communities," in Elias Sevilla-Casas (ed.) Western Expansion & Indigenous Peoples: The Heritage of Las Casas (The Hague: Mouton, 1977), pp. 133-62.

Bunster, Ximena. "The emergence of a Mapuche leader: Chile," in Nash & Safá (eds.) Sex & Class in Latin America (South Hadley MA: South End, 1980), pp. 302-19.

Cantero, S.S. & C.P. Rebolledo. "La comunidad de Toltán: elementos de educación familiar," América Indígena 37,4 (10-12/77):927-35.

Coronado Castillo, Luis. "El problema mapuche," América Indígena 33,2 (4-6/73):496-524.

Huenuman, Rosendo. "Childhood of a Mapuche Indian," "Mapuche Indians organize" & "Migrant & worker (Chile)," in H. Johnson & H. Bernstein (eds.) Third World Lives of Struggle (London, 1982), pp. 45-62 & 96-102.

Jaksic, Ivan. "Task force report on the Mapuches of Chile," LASA Forum 16,1 (spr 85):16-19.

Kisnerman, Natalicio. "Una experiencia de promoción comunitaria en tierras mapuches," América Indígena 38,1 (1-3/78):165-77.

Lipschutz, Alejandro. "La propiedad indígena en la legislación reciente de Chile," América Indígena 8,4 (10/48):321-26.

Lomnitz, Larissa. "Influencia de los cambios políticos y económicos en la ingestión del alcohol: el caso mapuche," América Indígena 33,1 (1-3/73):133-49.

Millaman, Rosamel. "Mapuches press for autonomy," NACLA Report 35,2 (9-10/02):10-12.

Molina, Pedro Enrique & Lucía A. Lorca de Montaldo. "Las expectativas de los mapuches ante un proceso de cambio," América Indígena 37,3 (7-9/77):759-74.

Officer, James E. "Chile's new Indian law: dividing the reservation," Proceedings of the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies 11 (1984):11-23.

Rodríguez, Gregorio. "Contra la eradicación de los araucanos," Boletín Indigenista (México) 12 (1952):238-47.

Solberg, Carl E. "A discriminatory frontier land policy: Chile, 1870-1914," The Americas 26 (1969-70):115-33.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bengoa, José. Historia del pueblo mapuche, siglos xix y xx (Santiago, 1985).

Berdichewsky, Bernardo. The Araucanian Indian in Chile (IWGIA Doc. 20; Copenhagen, 1975).

Berglund, Staffan. The National Integration of the Mapuche (Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1977).

Butland, Gilbert J. The Human Geography of Southern Chile (London, 1951).

Campos Menchaca, Mariano José. Nahuelbuta (Bogotá, 1972). Jesuit missionary's account of Mapuches in 1950s & 60s.

Faron, Louis C. The Mapuche Indians of Chile (NY: Holt, Rinehart, 1968).

__________. Hawks of the Sun: Mapuche Morality & its Ritual Attributes (Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 1964).

Gall, Norman. The Agrarian Revolt in Cautín (West Coast South America Report 19,4; Hanover NH: American Universities Field Service, 1972). Mapuches mobilized by MIR.

Hilger, M. Inez. Araucanian Child Life & its Cultural Background (Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 133; Washington, 1957).

__________. Huenun ñamku. An Araucanian Indian of the Andes Remembers the Past (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1966).

Inter-Church Committee on Human Rights in Latin America. Mapuches: People of the Land (Toronto, 1980).

Mariqueo Q., Vicente. Chile 1979: The Mapuche Tragedy (Copenhagen: IWGIA, 1980).

Steenland, Kyle. Agrarian Reform Under Allende (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1977).

Stuchlik, Milan. Life on a Half Share: Mechanisms of Social Recruitment among the Mapuche of Southern Chile (London, 1976).

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