Mapuche Spirituality in Preserving the Nature

The Mapuche’s belief is fundamentally based on developing harmonic relationship with the mother earth, living according to her laws, and appreciating its sacredness. They believe on the co-existence of a spirit that unifies all living being on earth, so that they are against any human practices that can harm its harmony. They call the creator … More Mapuche Spirituality in Preserving the Nature

Mapuche: Open Letter to Chilean President

Source: Mapuche International Link, original article available here. Wallmapu, Temuco, August 27, 2015 Madame President, Michelle Bachelet J, We, the Mapuche communities that are participating in the occupation of the building to the CONADI at Temuco adhere to this mobilization, we are writing this letter that we address to you through our spokesperson. We are … More Mapuche: Open Letter to Chilean President

The Struggle of Mapuche – The Earth People

In the middle of the establishment of modernity in the world of economic development, the Mapuche people persistently fight against values they believe to be sincerely part to the world economic structure. They perceive these values as being focused strictly on material possessions, an unacceptable reconception of ‘wealth’. Sadly, modernization has meant that they have … More The Struggle of Mapuche – The Earth People

The Mapuche Chapter

  The Mapuche Chapter (MC) is an advanced programme of Spanda Foundation’s Mantra pilot project on green microfinance, renewable energy and sustainable agriculture, and draws on the acquired experience of the pilot in Sierra Leone – now on hold because of the Ebola outbreak – and fully retaining its methodological framework and its overall format, while instead upgrading beyond … More The Mapuche Chapter