A leading Mapuche poet, Liliana Ancalao was born in 1961 in what is today Argentina. She also Works with the Mapuche community group Ñamkulawen to advance Mapuche culture, and she is a retired high school literatura teacher. She has published the books of poetry Tejido con lana cruda and Mujeres a la intemperie-pu zomo wekuntu mew, as well as a book of essays and poetry titled Resuello-neyen. She has been widely anthologized internationally in books on Mapuche poetry, Argentine poetry, and indigenous poetry, and her work has been trasnlated in English and French.
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