Skip to content

Keywords: Anthropology

The research team interviewing a study participant about Mapuche ancestry.

Unveiling the Origins of the Mapuche: Genetics and Language Provide Clues

South America was the last corner of the continent to be populated. Who are its ancestors? How did they interact with each other? These questions have been…

The photography shows part of the Renaico exhibit. The wall is in the back with information and images. Above the brown floor are three pillars with ceramic pieces.

UC Chile Team Discovers Priceless Archeological Artifacts From Pre-Mapuche Cultures

The discovery of the pieces was led by a team from the UC Chile School of Anthropology. Their study will provide a deeper understanding of the domestic life of…

Pelicans over a cliff full of guano

The importance of seabird guano in pre-Inca agriculture

The research, led by anthropology professor Francisca Santana, provides novel scientific evidence on using the so-called "white guano" in the highly productive…