Mapuche
The Mapuche are a group of indigenous inhabitants of south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina, including parts of present-day Patagonia. The collective term refers to a wide-ranging ethnicity co...
Los Bilblicos (The Nightingales) ~ Consuelo Luz
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Consuelo Luz - Los Bilbilicos(the Nightingales)
Biography http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consuelo_Luz Although raised Catholic, Consuelo was made aware of her Jewish ancestry at an early age. Her parents wer...
Arauco War
The Arauco War was a long-running conflict between colonial Spaniards and the Mapuche people, mostly fought in the Araucanía. After many initial Spanish successes in penetrating Mapuche territory, the...
Occupation of the Araucanía
The Occupation of Araucanía or Pacification of Araucanía (1861–1883) was a series of military campaigns, agreements and penetrations by the Chilean army and settlers into Mapuche territory which led t...
Indigenous peoples in Chile
Indigenous peoples in Chile, or Native Chileans, form about 4.6% of the total population of Chile (692,000 self-identified persons of indigenous origins were registered in 2002). While almost all Chil...
Mapuche conflict
Mapuche conflict is a collective name for the revival and reorganization of Mapuche communities for greater autonomy, recognition of rights and the recovery of land since the Chilean transition to dem...
Ralco Hydroelectric Plant
Ralco Hydroelectric Plant is a hydroelectric power station and dam in Bío Bío Region, Chile. The plant uses water from the upper Bío Bío River and produces 690 megawatts (930,000 hp) of electric...
Mapudungun
The Mapuche language, Mapudungun (from mapu 'earth, land' and dungun 'speak, speech') is a language isolate spoken in south-central Chile and west central Argentina by the Mapuche people (from mapu 'e...
Mapuche mythology
The mythology and religion of the indigenous Mapuche people of south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina is an extensive and ancient belief system. A series of unique legends and myths are common...
Huilliche people
The Huilliche, Huiliche or Huilliche-Mapuche are the southern partiality of the Mapuche macroethnic group of Chile. The Huilliche are the principal indigenous population of Chile from Toltén River to ...
1712 Huilliche rebellion
The 1712 Huilliche rebellion was an indigenous uprising against the Spanish encomenderos of Chiloé Archipelago, which was then a part of the Captaincy General of Chile. The rebellion took place in the...
Lautaro
Lautaro (Mapudungun: Lef-Traru "swift hawk") (1534?–April 29, 1557) was a young Mapuche toki who achieved notoriety for leading the indigenous resistance against Spanish conquest in Chile. Lautaro...
Venacio Coñoepán
Venacio Coñoepán or simply Coñoepán was a Mapuche chief active in the Mapuche resistance to the Occupation of Araucanía (1861-1883). At the founding of Temuco in 1881 in the northern shores of Cautín ...
Anselmo Raguileo Lincopil
Anselmo Raguileo Lincopil (3 May 1922 - 29 February 1992) was a linguist, historian, researcher and poet of the Mapuche people. He developed the Raguileo Alfabet.
Raguileo Anselmo was born May 3, ...
Llanganabal
Llanganabal was a Moluche toqui who led the Mapuche army that defeated the Spanish led by Martín Ruiz de Gamboa in the Battle of Catirai in 1569. In 1560 Llanganabal is listed as one of the caciques ...
Millalelmo
Millalelmo or Millarelmo (died 1570) was a Mapuche military leader in the second great Mapuche rebellion that began in 1561 during the Arauco War. Probably the toqui of the Arauco region, he command...
Caupolicán
Caupolicán (? in Pilmaiquén – 1558 in Cañete) was a Toqui, the military leader of the Mapuche people of Chile, who commanded their army during the first Mapuche rising against the Spanish conqui...
Paillamachu
Paillamachu (?-1604), was the Mapuche toqui from 1592 to 1603 in what is now Chile. Paillamachu replaced the slain Paillaeco, then organized and carried out the great revolt of 1598 that expelled the ...
Butalmapu
Butalmapu or Fütalmapu is the name in Mapudungun for "great land", which were one of the great confederations wherein the Mapuche people organized themselves in case of war. These confederations corre...
Ruka (Mapuche)
A ruka or ruca is a traditional Mapuche house type. Rukas were originally round with a conical roof. Rucas are typically built communally.
Ariel Nahuelpan
Ariel Gerardo Nahuelpan Osten, commonly known as Ariel Nahuelpan (born October 15, 1987), is an Argentine football striker who plays for Pachuca.
Born in Ciudad Evita, Ariel Nahuelpan came from a ...
Aillarehue
Aillarehue or Ayllarehue (from the (mapudungun: ayllarewe/ayjarewe: " nine rehues"); a confederation of rehues or familiar clans (lof) that dominated a region or province. It was the old administrativ...
Loble
'Loble, also known as Lig-lemu or Lillemu,(d. ca. 1565) was the Mapuche vice-toqui of the Moluche north of the Bio-Bio River who led the second Mapuche revolt during the Arauco War.After a brief fight...
Quilacahuín
Quilacahuín was a Huilliche aillarehue, that is a confederation of familial clans, of the Chawra kawin Butalmapu located south of the Bueno River, between the Rahue River and the sea, in southern Chil...
Gualemo
Gualemo was the name by which the Spaniards knew the tribe of Promaucaes inhabiting the Lontué River valley of Chile and was the name early Spaniards gave to that region. Gualemo is also the name of o...
Cayancura
Cayancura or Cayeucura, a Mapuche native to the region of Marigüenu, chosen as toqui in 1584, to replace the captured Paineñamcu. His one great operation was an attempted siege of the fort at Arauco ...
Ainavillo
Ainavillo, Aynabillo, Aillavilu or Aillavilú, (in Mapudungun, ailla, nine and filu, snake) was the toqui of the Mapuche army from the provinces of "Ñuble, Itata, Renoguelen, Guachimavida, Marcande, Gu...