27 Nov Chile Indian land spat clouds investment, election (Reuters)

An ancestral lands dispute in Chile pitting Mapuche Indian farmers against the forestry industry and landowners is choking investment and will be a headache for the country's next president.  In the Mapuche hamlet of Temucuicui, 375 miles (600 km) south of the capital Santiago, residents...

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27 Nov Schools to teach Aboriginal culture (The Sydney Morning Herald)

Indigenous culture will be embedded in the new national school curriculum under a proposal being considered by leading educators.  English, science, history and other disciplines will contain an indigenous perspective on issues ranging from the portrayal of British colonisation to the Northern Territory intervention...

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