Moira Millán is an award-winning Mapuche activist, screenwriter and author from Argentina. She is a leader in the movement to recover her people’s ancestral lands and the founder of the Movement of Indigenous Women for “Buen Vivir,” which advocates a way of life in harmony with nature.
In her role as weychafe (traditional guardian, defender), she accompanied the victims of a police raid on the Mapuche community of Vuelta del Río in a peaceful protest at the courthouse in nearby Esquel.
Nine months later, she was accused of two charges of aggravated coercion for her presence at a protest.
Moira Millán heads to trial on February 21, 2019.
If she is found guilty, the respected leader could face up to four years in prison.
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