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    After having divided the forces of Spaniards, the Indians attacked the city and almost destroyed it. In the fifth chapter (1542-1549), Valdivia send Monroy to seek help in Peru to bring the decline of the city down. Hopefully for the settlers, Monroy found help and the link with Peru allow the Chile to be prosperous again. Meanwhile, Pedro successfully helps the royal troops to takedown Pissarro. However, he had to coped with a trial because of his enemies and have to break up with Ines that will marry Rodrigo de Quiroga. The sixth chapter opens on the betrayal of Felipe, an Indian adopted by the Spaniards that will became a ferocious and tactician warlord for the Mapuche: Lautaro. With the information he gathered by growing up with the huincas (Spaniards), he’s able to defeat them several times and even kill Pedro de Valdivia. However, meanwhile, Rodrigo made the city prosperous and the Indians stopped fighting at the death of…

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    defining the power dynamics underlining the relationships humans have with nature and with each other. In many creation myths humans seem to be depicted as powerful and destructive; furthermore, in most creation myths, the origin of the human character is unclear, and their relationship is also unclear. This is similar to the Mapuche culture creation myth, which depicts humans as powerful , and clearly doesn’t explain their origin and relationship.…

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    The Mapuche is an indigenous tribe to southern Chile and Argentina, the name meaning people of the earth. They live in small extended family groups known as lofs. They are patrilineal, meaning they look at their family tree though the male’s line. When it comes to starting a family of their own they are patrilocal, meaning the women will move onto her husband’s father’s land until they settle into their own household. The Mapuche live as a chiefdom, for each tribe there is a chief. The chiefs…

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    Chile Essay

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    Chile is the longest north-south trending country in the world at over 4,600 km in length, however on average it is just 150 km wide from west to east. The main indigenous people of southern and central Chile are called the Mapuche. Today just 5% of the population is Mapuche or other native people. The official language of Chile is Spanish. Chile is home to some 17 million people (17,216,945) as of July 2013. The capital city of Chile is Santiago which has a population of around 7 million…

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    In the nineteenth century during the independence of Chile those traditions became extinct and consequently their respect for nature gradually changed into a livestock economy and commercialization of products due to war and the occupation of Mapuche territories by the government. After this period, the natives had to change their social, cultural and economic habits into a forced livestock society where a great cultural syncretism -due to the coexistence between Spaniards, creoles and natives-…

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    half a million acres annually. The forest has been turned into tree plantations, which produce wood that is exported to the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Plantations like these have affected water supplies and biodiversity in the deforested areas. Several of the animals that lived in the deforested areas have now been cataloged as endangered. The conversion from natural forest to agro-industrial plantations, have not only affected native plants and animals but also native communities that live…

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    Bilingual Analysis

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    Unlike the Mandarin/English bilingual program previously mentioned, the Mepuche Language and Culture Teaching Program (MLCTP) is not widely used but only used in rural areas. While Carstens article emphasizes how learning about language and culture together in a bilingual community can bring about respect in both cultures, Szulc’s article explains how when not handling bilingualism correctly, the respect for both the language and the culture is lost. For bilinguals there is a certain pride and…

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    Argentina Essay

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    While most of the population in Argentina speaks Spanish, other forms of language that are spoken consist of Italian, German, French, and also indigenous languages that are spoken in the homes of native speakers, like Quechua and Mapudungun. (SafariTheGlobe). Although Spanish is the primary language of the people of Argentina, it is not quite the same as the Spanish you would here from people living in Spain and is said to be very distinct (SafariTheGlobe). When it comes to the indigenous…

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    An Essay On Chile

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    Grey Glacier. The San Cristóbal Hill includes a zoo and scenic hiking trails which attract millions of tourists per year. Perhaps the most outstanding is the Valle de la Luna, which boasts a moonlike landscape in the Atacama desert. The largest city in Chile is Santiago, the capital, by far. With over five and half million people, it's almost seven times larger than the second largest city, Valparaíso. Concepcíon places 3 not far behind, and Serena ends up in fourth with about half the…

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    Facts About Chile

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    that there are not problems though. The Mapuche Indians, a subgroup of the earlier mentioned Araucanian Indians, are a group that gets discriminated against. They hold a high position in mythology, but not in real life. The retaliation that these Indians give does not really destroy the peaceful ethic relations, because the acts are against the national authorizes. Also the social classes can be very obvious. You can tell what class someone is in, because of what area of town he lives in. The…

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