A tour of the Wichí villages surrounding Rivadavia Banda Sur reveals this paralysing mix of poverty, neglect and isolation. He’s the only one who knows how to use the radio, the only means of communication with Rivadavia Banda Sur. He sets it up and starts to repeat “San Felipe, Rivadavia, Rivadavia, San Felipe”. The Wichí should have collective title to much of the land surrounding Rivadavia Banda Sur, a place they have inhabited for decades. Amtena Cacique is made up of leaders and representatives from the various Wichí communities in and around Rivadavia Banda Sur.


Source:   The Argentina Independent
October 26, 2016 14:48 UTC