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Academic Elisa Loncon to Rewrite Chile’s Constitution

By Jessie Tu The Mapuche are Chile’s largest indigenous group. Historically, they have been unacknowledged in the country’s rule book. On Sunday, one of its own, Mapuche woman Elisa Loncón, was elected by its constitutional delegates to lead a group to draft a new text to replace the Pinochet-era constitution. Of the 155 Constitutional delegates who make up the constitutional body of…

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