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Modified 19-Nov-23
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The local indian tribes (Mapuche) resisted both the Inca and the Spanish invasion much longer than most, but even after being over-run, they resisted their oppressors well into the 19th century. Bernardo O'Higgins, an Irish born patriot, led them to independence in the early 1800's.