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Temuco (4)

Detalle de dos fajas mapuche de Temuco. Región de la Araucanía, Chile.

Elaboradas por Beatriz Coñoepan.

Lana tejida en telar de cintura.

Fotografía de A. Ñimin Makun.


Pope Francis urges end to Chile's Mapuche conflict

Pope Francis has used a public address in Chile to denounce violence and call for unity in one of the country’s longest-running conflicts.

Speaking in southern Araucania region, the pontiff said “destructive violence” between the indigenous Mapuche people and the state was not the answer. 328 more words

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Happiness: My Guiding Line Towards the Cold

For some occult reason I had given my dad a woolen thermal shirt, woolen socks and a fleece sleeping bag liner when he visited me in the Atacama desert. 2,820 more words


Skill Building Blanket KAL: Block 15

We’re into the home stretch! How much knitting do you think you’ll get done this week? Get ready for block 15.

Jo says:

This is another slip stitch pattern that works so well with colour. 355 more words


Skill Building Blanket KAL: Block 14

And here we are, all caught up. Next week will be the last two blocks! Until then, here is block 14.

Jo says:

The green shade like the evergreen forest cried out for a tree treatment! 259 more words


Skill Building Blanket KAL: Block 13

As I’m sure you noticed, the blog redesign caused us to fall a little behind on posting our blocks. I’m doing three blocks this week to get caught up. 144 more words


Skill Building Blanket KAL: Block 12

Sorry for the delay in getting Square 12 posted. As you can see, we’ve been doing some rearranging. How do you like our new look? 155 more words