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DNA from ancient infants linked to present-day Native populations
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DNA from ancient infants linked to present-day Native populations (October 27, 2015)
Two infants who were laid to rest in Alaska about 11,500 years ago are linked to Native people in the United States, Mexico, South America and even the Caribbean.

Researchers adapt Korean alphabet for use in Native language

Researchers adapt Korean alphabet for use in Native language (October 9, 2015)
More than three million people speak Aymara in Bolivia, Peru and Chile.

Mapuche people in Chile demand land and self-determination
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Mapuche people in Chile demand land and self-determination (June 13, 2014)
Nearly 10 percent of the population claims Mapuche ancestry.

Mapuche activist convicted of arson and murder for fatal attack
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Mapuche activist convicted of arson and murder for fatal attack (February 21, 2014)
An activist from the Mapuche Tribe in Chile was convicted of arson and murder in an attack linked to an ongoing land rights struggle.

Company stops work on $8.5B mine opposed by  tribe  in Chile
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Company stops work on $8.5B mine opposed by tribe in Chile (November 1, 2013)
Barrick Gold Corp., the world's largest gold mining company, has suspended work on an $8.5 billion mine that is opposed by the Diaguita Tribe in Chile.

UN official calls for end to police tactics against Mapuche  Tribe

UN official calls for end to police tactics against Mapuche Tribe (July 31, 2013)
Ben Emmerson, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, called on the Chilean government to stop using an anti-terrorism law against the Mapuche Tribe.

Diaguita Tribe seeks new environmental study for gold mine
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Diaguita Tribe seeks new environmental study for gold mine (July 23, 2013)
The Diaguita Tribe is asking the highest court in Chile to order a new environmental study for an $8.5 billion gold mine.

Court in Chile sides with Diaguita  Tribe in lawsuit against  mine
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Court in Chile sides with Diaguita Tribe in lawsuit against mine (July 16, 2013)
An appeals court in Chile sided with the Diaguita Tribe in a dispute over a gold mine in the mountains.

Mapuche people in Chile seek control over their  homelands
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Mapuche people in Chile seek control over their homelands (May 31, 2013)
Members of the Mapuche Tribe in Chile are seeking self-determination over land that was reserved to them by treaties. The tribe controlled the southern half of Chile following independence from...

Tensions  growing after  fatal arson   blamed on Mapuche activists
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Tensions growing after fatal arson blamed on Mapuche activists (January 8, 2013)
Tensions are on the rise in Chile after a fatal arson was blamed on Mapuche activists although a link was later disputed by top officials. President Sebastian PiƱera immediately flew...

Vandals infiltrate Mapuche  protest in Chile, leading to arrests
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Vandals infiltrate Mapuche protest in Chile, leading to arrests (October 16, 2012)
An otherwise peaceful protest by members of the Mapuche Tribe of Chile turned violent on Monday after vandals infiltrated the event, the Associated Press reported. The protest in Santiago, the...

Chilean  government blames  deadly fire  on Mapuche  activists
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Chilean government blames deadly fire on Mapuche activists (January 9, 2012)
The Chilean government is blaming Mapuche activists for a series of deadly fires in the Patagonia region. Seven firefighters died while battling one of the fires, the Associated Press reported....

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