Bob Gardner | 26 August 2015
Ceferino was a son of Mapuche Chief Manuel Namuncurá and a Chilean captive woman. Manuel fought bravely against General Roca’s conquering troops but, when it turned impossible to beat them, he settled for a peaceful coexistence with the white man. In 1884, Namuncurá officially surrendered and was promoted to Honorary Colonel of the Nation.
Ceferino was born in 1886 and at the age of 11, when he realized his people were being neglected, he decided to study in Buenos Aires to acquire knowledge that could help his people, so he was sent to the Salesian...Read more