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Us and the others in the mapuche documental. Perceptions of a mapuche community about audiovisual image.

Abstract in spanish

For social research, especially for the anthropology, the analyze and use of the visuals supports have been a permanent preoccupation, still more when it is about the representation of the indigenous cultures. This article approach to a fundamental player of the visual supports, who were unconsidered until now, the spectator.

For this investigation, have defined a particular context, a mapuche community in the IX region, where have exhibited a sample of the videos about the mapuche culture, then we have rescue the perception of the spectators about the movies, describing the relations between the documental and the people in the community.

Keywords: visual anthropology,registers supports,perception,representation,mapuche.
Author: Samuel Linker. Antropólogo Social. Investigador del Núcleo de Antropología Visual, Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano.
Received: June 09th, 2006, Accepted: September 22th, 2006
Revista Chilena de Antropología Visual - número 8 - Santiago, diciembre 2006 - 75/93 pp.- ISSN 0718-876x. Rev. chil. antropol. vis.