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CONADI Highlights Commitment to Urban Indigenous Populations

On Sunday, June 20th, the National Director of CONADI (the Chilean Government’s Indigenous development corporation), Jorge Retamal, attended an event celebrating the Indigenous new year in Santiago where he announced the Government’s commitment to the urban Indigenous populations of Chile. According to Retamal, “Historically, Indigenous policies have been directed to the rural world, but today, with 70% of Indigenous people in urban areas, we begin to improve…and guide our policies in accordance with what [these populations] deserve.” Continue reading

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