Mapuche Entrepreneurship Seminar: experiences and challenges

August 28, 2019

This seminar was made possible by the collaboration between the Escuela de Antropología of Pontificia Universidad Católica (, our Anillo Project SOC180033, the Centro de Estudios Interculturales e Indígenas ( and founding from the Ministerio de Desarrollo Social y Familia ( It consisted – first – of presentations delivered by mapuche entrepreneurs María Rapimán (, Manuel Maribur and Lonko Aniceto Norín, in which they provided us with an account of their own experiences and challenges as entrepreneurs. Secondly, we listened to Daniela Soto, professor in the Escuela de Antropología, and Cesar Verdugo from Incuba UC (, who shared with us their experiences in investigating and sponsoring mapuche entrepreneuring projects.