Chile: Mapuche resistance carry out Incendiary Attack Against Real Estate Company


One of several pieces of heavy machinery burned in an arson attack carried out by Weichan Auka Mapu (Mapuche Resistance Group).

translated by Earth First! Journal, January 12, 2017

During Sunday’s dawn, a new incendiary attack was registered in the Padre Las Casas commune of La Araucanía.

An unknown number of people arrived there, and burned a cistern truck, four backhoes, one roller, and one motor grader which had been used for work by the real estate company Del Sur…

According to information given by the police, in the area there were flyers with Weichan Auka Mapu [Mapuche Resistance Group] acknowledging what happened there and asking for the freedom of machi Francisca Linconao [a spiritual leader of the Mapuche people, and one of 11 accused of arson which led to the deaths of two landlords in 2013. The decision on her appeal is expected by the end of January 2017.]


Durante la madrugada de este domingo se registró un nuevo ataque incendiario en la comuna de Padre Las Casas en la Región de La Araucanía.

Hasta el lugar llegó un número indeterminado de personas, quienes incendiaron un camión aljibe, cuatro retroexcavadoras, un rodillo y una motoniveladora que realizaban trabajos para la empresa inmobiliaria Del Sur.

Según información entregada por Carabineros, en el lugar se encontraron panfletos en donde Weichan Auka Mapu se atribuye lo ocurrido pidiendo la libertad de la machi Francisca Linconao.

Posted on January 12, 2017, in Defending Territory and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Plese reed abaut Lof Cushamen in Chubut province of Argentina.

  2. The Mapuche prayed, and then did something about it. Our domesticated brothers and sisters in America could learn a thing or two from them.

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