Mapuche
Download
1 / 9

Mapuche - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 155 Views
  • Uploaded on

Mapuche. By: Ashley Morgan. Background. The Mapuche are the "people of the land“ Mapu means land C he means people. The Mapuche people were the first inhabitants of half of the area toda known as Chile and Argentina.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Mapuche' - harlow


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Mapuche

Mapuche

By: Ashley Morgan


Background
Background

  • The Mapuche are the "people of the land“

    • Mapu means land

    • Che means people.

  • The Mapuche people were the first inhabitants of half of the area toda known as Chile and Argentina.

  • Before the Spanish arrived in 1541, the Mapuche occupied a vast territory in the A Southern Cone of the continent and the population numbered about two million.

  • The Mapuche nation now constitute the third largest indigenous society in South America.


Location
Location

  • The Mapuche tribe inhabits south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina.

  • Chile 604,349

    • Make up 3% of population

  • Argentina 113,680


Background1
Background

  • They consists of a wide range of ethnicity composed of various groups who share a common social, religious and economic structure, as well as a common heritage.


Language
Language

  • Mapudungun

    • (from mapu 'earth, land' and dungun 'speak, speech')

  • It is also spelled Mapuzugun and sometimes called Mapudungu or Araucanian.

  • Spanish


Flag

  • red: blood fought in the wars

  • green: nature & earth

  • sky blue: sky & hope

  • yellow: sun & light

  • white: the mountains of the Mapuche land

  • Cultrun: a Mapuche drum used in ceremonies the four central direction points and including the sun, moon and stars.


Conflict
Conflict

  • Chile exports wood to the United States, almost all of which comes from this southern region, with an annual value of $600 million and rising.

  • Forest Ethics, a conservation group, has led an international campaign for preservation, resulting in the Home Depot chain and other leading wood importers agreeing to revise their purchasing policies to "provide for the protection of native forests in Chile."

  • Some Mapuche leaders want stronger protections for the forests.


Beliefs
Beliefs

  • The Pillanis a powerful and respected male spirit in Mapuche mythology.

  • According to the legend the Pillan are good spirits, but they can also cause disasters, since they also punish (with drought or flood, earthquakes, or diseases.


Works cited
Works Cited

  • http://www.mapuche-nation.org/english/main/feature/m_nation.htm

  • http://www.mapuche-nation.org/english/html/m_nation/main/history.htm

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mapuche