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Lucha A Muerte Por La Tierra
Maker: Movimiento de Izquierda Revolucionaria (MIR); Movimiento Campesino Revolucionario (MCR)
Date Made: circa 1971
Place Made: South America: Chile
Measurements: 77 cm x 55 cm; 30 5/16 in x 21 5/8 in
Main Subject: Chile (Latin America: South America)
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Lucha A Muerte Por La Tierra MIR Moises Huentelaf, campesino del MCR, tenía familia y tenía tierra. Moises Huentelaf entregó su vida luchando contra los momios dueños de fundos para conquistar la tierra para todos los trabajadores. Moise Huentelaf cayó combatiendo a los enemigos del pueblo el viernes 22 de Octubre en el fundo "Chesque", comuna de Loncoche, Cautín. MCR
Acquisition Number: 1995-088
Translation: Fight To Death For The Land MIR Moises Huentelaf , a farmer of the CFR, and he had family land Moses Huentelaf gave his life fighting against the odds owners of farms to conquer the land for all workers Moise Huentelaf fell fighting the enemies of the people on Friday October 22 in the Ranch "Chesque" Loncoche commune, Cautín. MCR
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The Movimiento Campesino Revolucionario (MCR), the peasant affiliate of the Movement of the Revolutionary Left (MIR), was formed on September 12, 1971. Moises Huentelaf was a 24 year old Mapuche peasant actively involved in agrarian reform. Moises, along with his brother Felix, and 38 other peasant activists took over the fundo Chesque in Loncoche on October 22, 1971. On October 23, 1971, Moises was assassinated by landowner bullets. He became a symbol for the martyr warrior.