Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia Celebrates 74th Birthday of HRH Prince Antoine IV. Amidst an atmosphere of high energy, the much anticipated Royal event was well attended by visiting dignitaries, friends and supporters of the Kingdom, as well as its distinguished officials, of both Mapuche and International origin. MIL Press Release - 27th March 2016
Declaration of the Mapuche King's Council members of the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia. Despite the actions of these individuals the Constitution and the inherent rights of the Kingdom within the international legal system will remain defended and this will not diminish its commitment to maintain the flame of freedom. Press Release - July 4th, 2014
Communication of the press service of the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia. This sad felony would be anecdotal if it was not a serious damage to the sacred cause of the Mapuche people and the credibility of our Kingdom - La Chèze, June 26, 2014
Press Release of Chevalier Gaston Lion, member of the King's Council of the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia. The tribute has been used as an attempt to organise a "coup d'etat" against the legitimate Sovereign Prince Antoine IV. June 25, 2014
Philippe Boiry - obituary. For centuries the indigenous people of the region, the Mapuche Indians, had successfully defended their sovereign rights against the colonising ambitions of the Spanish, both on the battlefield and through treaties - The Telegraph - 28 Mar 2014The only Native American country, the Mapuche Nation. In 1641 the Spanish crown and the Mapuche nation signed a peace treaty that conceded the lands south of the Bio Bio to the latter - By Mario Salazar - June 26, 2011
Prince Antoine IV Invested as New Head of the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia.The Regency Council unanimously elected His Excellency Baron Jean -Michel Parasiliti di Para, Duke of San Pedro de Hueyusco and chairman of the Kingdom, as the successor to the late Prince. He will be leading the Royal House under the name of Prince Antoine IV - Press Release - January 10, 2014
Mapuche Kingdom Mourns Death of Sovereign After 60 Year Reign. The Prince helped to facilitate the indigenous nation’s representation at various UN bodies as well as UNPO, the Unrepresented Nations and People’s Organisation, and gave countless interviews to the media raising awareness of their cause. Press Release – January 8th 2014
His Royal Highness passed away peacefully in his sleep, aged 86 at 9am on Sunday the 5th of January in this year 2014 at his home, the former birthplace of the original founding Sovereign, King Orelie Antoine I - By Dame Nina Ahmed - 8th January 2014.
Auspice Stella Launches Mapuche Human Rights Commission. “This new body intends to reorganise the human rights work which the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia has been carrying out for more than a century”. Press Release – 20th June 2012
Brave Nina Honoured on Wedding Day . A human rights activist with cancer has received a special medal on the day of her wedding - Press Release, November 6th, 2011
Hrant Dink Commemorative Conference. Reynaldo Mariqueo, Charge d'Affaires of the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia, speaking on the 1880s Genocide of the Mapuche Nation of Wallmapu, currently illegally occupied by the states of Chile and Argentina - January 17th 2011 - Press release
Between an Operetta and an Indian Drama. Willing dignitaries with coloured scarves and sparkling decorations; a flag of Araucania on top of the graves: people dressed in exotic clothing; a French television company filming to satisfaction: nothing was missing from the celebrations of 150 years of the Patagonia Kingdom. 23rd August 2010 | By Alain Bernard
The heart of a King soars once more in French Périgueux. On Saturday 20th Nov 2010 in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Kingdom, the King’s final resting place was the focus of a prestigious Royal ceremony, hosted by the present Sovereign Prince Philippe of Araucania and Patagonia. By Louise Redmayne - 30th Nov 2010
On the 150th anniversary of the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia: We reaffirm our Declaration of Independence. Following the invasion of the Wallmapu by Chile and Argentina, which came to an end 125 years ago, the Mapuche nation has been enslaved by the judicial and political apparatus of both states. Tourtoirac, France, 17th of November 2010
International Forum on Decolonization. The meeting at the House of Commons commemorates the 150th anniversary of a formal declaration of Mapuche independence, a declaration which found concrete expression in the form of the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia - Press Release - 16 November, 2010
International Forum on Decolonization: The 150th anniversary of the re-affirmation of the Mapuche nation claim to Independence. The conference will consist of a presentation of the history and current activities of the Kingdom and contributions from national and international representatives of independent nations and NGO’s. 11 November, 2010
A 21st Century Mapuche Kingdom. During the course of its turbulent struggle to maintain self determination the Mapuche Nation adopted a radical and unique solution to this problem as a result of an unlikely alliance with a visionary Frenchman Oriele Antoine - By Nina Dean* - 10th Nov 2010
Sovereignty and Indigenous Mapuche Self-determination. The 150th anniversary commemoration of the indigenous Mapuche Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia will be proudly celebrated on 17th November 2010 - By Nina Dean - 1st Nov 2010
150th Anniversary of the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia. To commemorate this important event, HRH Prince Philippe ordered the creation of a range of memorabilia.
Daniel Rubin: Their passion to remember a long-forgotten kingdom. Orelie-Antoine went native, learning the Mapudungun language, growing his hair and beard, and ingratiating himself with the tribal leaders. He won election as their first king. In 1860 he created a constitution that established freedom of religion, assembly, and the press - progressive stuff while it lasted. By Daniel Rubin - Mon, Nov. 15, 2010
Anthem of the Kingdom of Araucania Patagonia. Official anthem of the Kingdom of Araucania Patagonia, composed by Guillermo Frick in Valdivia in 1864. By Georges Barboteu, conservatory teacher, composer and soloist of the Orchestre de Paris.
Restoration of Historical Link to the Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia: Portal Mapuche Launches Today. Press Release, 16 April, 2010
Leading members of Mapuche International Link (MIL) were recognised for their contribution to the Mapuche people struggle during a royal ceremony last week - Press Release – 30 march, 2010
Chile: the Mapuche Indian, one people, one future. Prince Philippe of Araucania and Patagonia: “The Mapuche indians are not terrorists, are 'autonomistas'“. (TV interview).
Orélie Antoine I, King of Araucanía and Patagonia: The Steel Crown shines in the Southern Cone of the Americas. The Kingdom is not only a legally constituted sovereignty, but also morally valid because it is the result of a decision taken by a people that at that time were free, before the genocide began. By Reynaldo Mariqueo – 17th November 2007
History: The Kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia. "He sacrificed his life, his possessions, everything that could be sacrificed ... his solidarity greatness was answered only by popular derision" one document states. Why because he committed the "madness" of breaking a tradition where white people's scorn, trickery and betrayal against indigenous peoples were the norm. By R. Marhikewun. (Aukiñ) January - July 1990.
Historic Fact: Orelie-Antoine I King of Araucania and Patagonia. A "white" claiming rights for the "savages," for the "barbarians." In the narrow-mind of the Creole, this constituted an absolute "anomaly," an "aberration," a "lunacy." by Huichacurha Marhikewun - February 1988
Message from Prince Philippe of Araucanía and Patagonia on the Mapuche Nation Day of Sovereignty. In 'democratic' Chile, racism and discrimination against detained mapuches is the order of the day. Those detained have no guarantee of mental or physical security because their status as political prisoners is not recognised - Paris, 6th January 2008