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Chile: Indigenous group escalating tactics to take back land

Younger Mapuche are organising and some are taking up arms to expel people they view as foreign invaders.

A centuries-old conflict over land and discrimination is escalating in southern Chile.

The struggle pits the Mapuche Indigenous people against the government and private landowners.

Now, younger Mapuche are organising and some are taking up arms to expel people they view as foreign invaders.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman was given exclusive access to Mapuche communities in southern Chile and filed the first of two special reports.