Rosamel Millamán Reinao

Katrin H. Lamon Resident Scholar


The Mapuche in Chile and their Forms of Collective Autonomy

Conceptions of self-government and autonomy among the Mapuche of Chile have fluctuated within the context of a changing Chilean nation-state. Based on three years of ethnographic field work by a Mapuche scholar, this dissertation examines the historical relationship between indigenous peoples and the Chilean nation-state. This study will further our understanding of indigenous struggles for cultural and political rights.

Affiliation at time of award:
Professor and Director, Escuela de Antropologia, Universidad Catolica de Temuco, Chile, and Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Graduate Center, City University of New York

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