In the 1500s, Galvarino, a Mapuche warrior, raised an army to fight the Spaniards after they cut off his hands and he fought with swords tied to his stubs! Galvarino was a famous Mapuche warrior a tribe from what is now Chile. During the Arauco War he was taken captured and taken prisoner during the Battle of Lagunillas against the governor. Another 150 mapuches were captured, as well.
Mapuche totem (Photo credit: Sergio Orellana)
Todos tenemos sangre mapuche. Los pobres en las venas. Los ricos en las manos.
Mapuche's flag I live in chile, south america. in my country we have more than a wonderful place, nice people in north and south of our country. We have a rich culture and good roots, the people of the earth, or rather Mapuche, who for years have been discriminated against by the inhabitants of this country. is the most sacred thing we have is as much our there and still there are people who are in this constant discrimination and appropriation of lands belonging to them. This is their…