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Death of a rebel

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SANTIAGO, Chile — In the end, indigenous leader Nicolasa Quintreman was buried apart from the plot of land where she had lived nearly her entire life.

Her decade-long battle against the construction of a 155-meter-tall dam on the Bio Bio river in south-central Chile was lost years ago, frustrating her wish to be buried according to Mapuche tradition in the cemetery where her ancestors rested. Her body had been found floating last Tuesday in the Lago Ralco reservoir she tried so hard to stop Chile’s main hydroelectricity provider from creating.

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