Author Archives: Ryan Seelau

About Ryan Seelau

Ryan Seelau received his law degree (JD) from the University of Iowa, and then went on to receive advanced degrees (LLM and SJD) from the University of Arizona in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy. His most extensive work experience is with the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy in the areas of general research and curriculum development. He has, however, also worked with a number of different organizations on indigenous-related projects in areas as diverse as: justice systems, economic development, and health. His expertise is grounded in U.S. Indian Law, and more generally, in governance structures and theory.

Final Declaration of the 2nd Trawun of the European Coordination to Support the Mapuche People (ECSM)

The European organizations Comabe (Belgium), FOLIL Foundation (Netherlands), FEWLA (Belgium), GfbV (Bonn and Cologne, Germany), La Ruka-Munich (Germany), Tierra y Libertad para Arauco (Paris, France), UNPO (Belgium, Netherlands), which work to raise awareness about the reality of the Mapuche, in … Continue reading

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Declaracion Final 2do. Trawun de la Coordinación en Europa de Apoyo al Pueblo Mapuche(CEAM)

Las organizaciones europeas, Comabe (Bélgica), Fundación FOLIL (Holanda), FEWLA (Bélgica), GfbV (Bonn y Colonia, Alemania), La Ruka-Munich (Alemania), Tierra y Libertad para Arauco (París,Francia), UNPO (Bélgica, Holanda), que trabajan en la difusión de la realidad, en solidaridad y apoyo hacia … Continue reading

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Alianza Autonoma de Pueblos Indígenas: Nuevas Amenazas Sobre la Consulta Indígena

Como alianza Autónoma de Pueblos Indígenas, declaramos lo siguiente: Advertimos a todos los pueblos indígenas de Chile sobre las nuevas amenazas que afectan la consulta indígena que establece el Convenio 169 de la OIT.

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Alianza Autónoma de Pueblos Indígenas Hace un Llamado a los Pueblos Indígenas de Chile

ALIANZA AUTÓNOMA DE PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS PRESENTA DENUNCIA ANTE EL RELATOR JAMES ANAYA POR EL NUEVO PROCESO DE CONSULTA SOBRE LA CONSULTA QUE “MUTILA EL CONVENIO 169 DE LA OIT”. Informamos a todos los pueblos indígenas de Chile, que como Alianza Autónoma … Continue reading

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Statement by Autonomous Community of Temucuicui on Pending Trial

Below is a translation of a statement released by the Autonomous Community of Temucuicui (Mapuche) and relates to an upcoming trial of some of its members under Chile’s Antiterrorism Law. This statement was made public on April 12, 2012 and … Continue reading

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Statement by Mapuche Community of Wente Winkul Mapu on Death of Chilean Police Officer

Below is a translation of a statement released by the Mapuche Community of Wente Winkul Mapu, which experienced additional police raids in their territory on Monday, April 2, 2012. This statement was made public on April 8, 2012 and was … Continue reading

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Statement by Mapuche Community of Wente Winkul Mapu on Police Raids

The following is a translation of a statement released by the Mapuche Community of Wente Winkul Mapu, which experienced additional police raids in their territory on Monday, April 2, 2012. This statement was made public on April 5, 2012 and … Continue reading

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An Eyewitness Report: April 2, 2012 in Chekenko, Ercilla (Chile)

The following is a statement written by Luis Garcia-Huidobro Sj who was present for the raids on the Mapuche communities in Ercilla on Monday, April 2, 2012. The incident resulted in several arrests and the death of a Chilean police … Continue reading

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Resoluciones del Segundo Congreso de las Lenguas Indígenas de Chile

Presentación El Segundo Congreso de las Lenguas Indígenas de Chile, “Háblame en lengua indígena porque yo también soy indígena”, es una iniciativa autónoma dirigida por los pueblos, quienes actuando bajo el principio y el derecho a la autodeterminación, y el … Continue reading

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Segundo Encuentro de Autoridades Tradicionales y Dirigentes de los Pueblos Indígenas – Septiembre 2011

Las Autoridades Tradicionales y Dirigentes de las Comunidades y Organizaciones de los Pueblos Indígenas en Chile, de forma autogestionada, se auto-convocaron en una segunda oportunidad para continuar debatiendo, discutiendo y deliberando sobre “Gobernabilidad e Institucionalidad Indígena, Aplicación e Implementación del … Continue reading

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