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Tundra and ice cap: unpredictble summers and cold winters. 39 INTRODUCING CHILE AND EASTER ISLAND 41 THE HISTORY OF CHILE AND EASTER ISLAND D espite Chile’s isolation, its history is an epic one involving ancient settlements and empires. The country also played a role in the European age of exploration and colonization and created its own rich independence period. Equally complex is the history of Easter Island, which, owing largely to its seclusion in the remote South Pacific, is subject of much debate in modern times.

Día de la Raza (Oct 12), throughout Chile. This festival was originally held to commemorate the discovery of the Americas by Columbus. Today, it celebrates the diverse indigenous groups of Chile. In Santiago, Mapuche Indians parade through the streets, dressed in costumes and playing music on traditional instruments. Festival de Colonias Extranjeras (Nov), Antofagasta. Immigrants and their descendents from around the world celebrate their varied heritage with food, music, and dance. Festival de Cine Internacional (Nov), Viña del Mar.

Was a governor in Santiago, In some cases, population Chile was an administrative numbers fell by more than subdivision of the Lima90 percent, and there were based Viceroyalty of Peru, no more Indians to pay tribwhich in turn depended on ute. Mortality rates were highest in the coastal lowlands, Chilean leader, Bernardo Spain for authority. Local where the climate favored O’Higgins (1778–1842) criollos (South Americanborn Spaniards) grew resthe propagation of disease. With no one to pay tribute, the tive with Madrid’s rule, as their Spaniards adapted by creating large interests began to diverge from those rural estates, commonly known as of the Europeans.

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