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The right to belong to the land : coloniality and resistance in the Araucanía

@inproceedings{Duer2017TheRT,
  title={The right to belong to the land : coloniality and resistance in the Araucanía},
  author={Mara Duer},
  year={2017}
}
This project focuses on the formation of the countryside in the violent encounter of extractive capitalism and resistance movements. My case study looks at land contestation in the Araucania (centre-south of Chile) between forestry corporations, state agencies and Mapuche rural communities. The project questions the narrow approach to understandings of land in the Western canon as a relation of exclusive ownership. I examine how land is changing its role as a provider of the quotidian and an… 
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