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    Chile's Mapuches fight for their land - 07 Jan 08

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Members of Chile's indigenous Mapuche community are vowing to take back what they say is stolen land. For years, activists have been trying to re-claim what they say is ancestral territory. But Chile's government disagrees. Last week, a confrontation over the issue turned deadly.
    A 22-year-old Mapuche man was shot and killed by police, after demonstrators clashed with them during a protest.
    Our Latin America editor Lucia Newman has more from Tumeco, Chile.