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

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    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.