Photo of the Day

August 6, 2013

Oxen at sundown // Traiguen, Chile

bueyes (800x800)

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August 3, 2013

Juan Segundo & Margarita

lluilluicura familia (800x531)

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August 2, 2013

Living Water // Pitril, Alto Bio Bio, Chile

spring water (450x800)

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July 29, 2013

A  shawl being made on the traditional Mapuche witral, or loom.

witral (450x800)

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July 28, 2013

Nueva Imperial, Chile

vestido (355x800)

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July 25, 2013

Beyond the fence // Lliulliucura, Chile

fence (800x531)

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July 24, 2013

Don’t miss these 100% handmade, naturally dyed stuffed Monkeys! Made by Mapuche women from the Aruacania, Chile.

{email us to order!}

mono (531x800)

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July 22, 2013

Mr & Mrs. // Pitril, Alto Bio Bio, Chile

us in Bio Bio (483x800)

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July 20, 2013

Officially business owners in Chile!

celebrar (450x800)

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July 18, 2013

Camino a Pitril // Alto Bio Bio, Chile

camino a pitril (800x450)

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July 17, 2013

Casa Azul // Ralco, Alto Bio Bio, Chile

blue house (539x800)

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July 16, 2013

Campo

Victoria, Chile

aqua (450x800)

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July 11, 2013

Fresh Tortillas (and NO not the Mexican kind)

Comunidad Los Aromos, Lautaro, Chile

tortilla (800x800)

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July 9, 2013

Wangülen: star with 6 points, representing the Mapuche worldview

Close up of design on Mapuche textile

Wangülen (800x450)

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July 1, 2013

New amigas from Yuma, Arizona // ICI Lautaro

yuma (640x480)

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June 30, 2013

Happy Birthday to me! //Melipeuco, Chile

bday (360x640)

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June 29, 2013

Traditional Mapuche Ruka, or dwelling place // 9th Region, Chile

ruka (427x640)

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June 28, 2013

New life: born today

Iglesia de Cristo IberoAmericana, Lautaro

new life (395x640)

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June 27, 2013

Keeping warm // Victoria, Chile

dog and fire (360x640)

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June 26, 2013

Salt

Victoria, Chile

sal (360x640)

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June 25, 2013

Feeding time

Juan Bautista, Lautaro, Chile

feeding time (360x640)

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June 24, 2013

Juan & Danielle preparing the lamb asado

Victoria, Chile

asado con tio (398x640)

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June 23, 2013

It’s been two years since we moved to Chile. Blessed to celebrate in the Mapuche campo.

Victoria, Aruacania, Chile

Asado victoria

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June 22, 2013

Mapuche mother & daughter in typical dress celebrating We Txipantu, Mapuche New Year

Temuco, Aruacania, Chile

allun (450x800)

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June 21, 2013

Preparing for the Yuma team that arrives tomorrow! //Temuco, Chile

team prep (640x480)

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June 20, 2013

Piscicultura de Lautaro, Chile

Hola, Alpaca!

alpaca (360x640)

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June 18, 2013

Hand dyed yarn

Mapuche Cooperative, Novena Region, Chile

hand dyed yarn (640x640)

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June 16, 2013

Danielle’s first time translating the Sunday sermon

Iglesia de Cristo IberoAmericana, Lautaro, Chile

translating (360x640)

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June 15, 2013

Punching numbers for a business plan with this stud muffin over some café con leche.

D’agrado, Lautaro, Chile

numbers & coffee (360x640)

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June 13, 2013

Danielle’s amigo,  Lucas!

Lautaro, Aruacania, Chile

Lucas

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June 12, 2013

Competencia de Hilados // Spinning Competition

Nueva Imperial, Aruacania, Chile

competencia de hilados

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June 11, 2013

We were asked to help ‘model’ some of the new products at the Walluntu Wiltral Cooperative’s assembly

Nueva Imperial, Aruacania, Chile

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June 10, 2013

A Mapuche woman spinning yarn at the Wallontu Witral (why-ohn-too wee trahl) Cooperative’s semi-annual assembly

Nueva Imperial, Aruacania, Chile

Assembly

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June 8, 2013

A blessing to visit with the Castro Family in Melipeuco

Melipeuco, Aruacania, Chile

castrofam

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June 7, 2013

The rain let up, the sun came out so, and we took Bravo to the park…

Lautaro, Chile

braoshroom

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June 6, 2013

Avocados from our home of Ventura County to the Supermercado near our home in southern Chile

Temuco, Chile

palta vc

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June 5, 2013

Field of pines

Lautaro, Aruacania, Chile

pines

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June 4, 2013

Pollos!

Sector Lluilluicura, Lautaro, Aruacania, Chile

pollos

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June 3, 2013

Controversial billboard promoting the recuperation of Mapuche territories with the depiction of a Mapuche kultrun, or drum.

Temuco, Aruacania, Chile

Recuperaccion Territorial Mapuche

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June 2, 2013

Just a few of the beautiful Mapuche handwoven textile pieces we saw while visiting Fundación Chol-Chol. 100% sheep’s wool dyed with natural vegetation.

Camino a Nueva Imperial, Aruacania, Chile

Chol Chol

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May 10, 2013

Mural showing the names of the Mapuche jailed for ‘acts of terrorism’ while fighting to regain native lands.

Temuco, Aruacania, Chile
Mapuche Names