FUNDACIÓN CHILE INTERCULTURAL

FUNDACIÓN CHILE INTERCULTURAL

Temuco, Chile

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ABOUT

The mission of Chile Intercultural is to strengthen indigenous movements worldwide, by identifying, training, and supporting people with the ability to establish and develop effective independent organizations that promote that vision in all countries, as well as performing analysis and design of indigenous public policy to allow the construction of an Intercultural Chile.

Major programs for this organization include: Society and Politics Program; Indigenous Rights Program; Cultural Diversity Program

IN THE NEWS

INDIGENOUS ENTREPRENEURS THRIVE IN CHILE

For decades, the Mapuche indigenous community has been at war with the Chilean state. When the region of Araucanía was annexed by Chile in the 19th century, Mapuche lands were expropriated by the state. Venancio Coñuepan – founder and executive director of Fundación Chile Intercultural, an Atlas Network partner based in Temuco,...

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THINK TANK FOUNDER NAMED AS ONE OF CHILE’S MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUTH LEADERS

El Mercurio, which LexisNexis describes as “probably the oldest and one of the most respected newspapers in the hemisphere,” named Venancio Coñuepán as one of Chile’s 100 most influential youth leaders for 2014 in its Dec. 6 edition. Coñuepán is executive director of Fundación Chile Intercultural, one of Atlas Network’s newest p...

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THE STRUGGLE FOR INDIGENOUS PROPERTY RIGHTS IN CHILE

For Atlas Network partner, Fundación Chile Intercultural (FCI), the question of private property is fundamental when addressing indigenous rights. Throughout history, the Chilean government has struggled to establish a stable working relationship with the Mapuche people and yet, in recent decades, land disputes have resulted in...

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