A report on Anganamón

Anganamón (cropped)

Prominent war leader of the Mapuche during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries and a Toqui from .

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Anganamón (cropped)

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Statue of Pelantaro in the Site Museum of the Fort of Purén.

Pelantaro

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One of the vice toquis of Paillamachu, the toqui or military leader of the Mapuche people during the Mapuche uprising in 1598.

One of the vice toquis of Paillamachu, the toqui or military leader of the Mapuche people during the Mapuche uprising in 1598.

Statue of Pelantaro in the Site Museum of the Fort of Purén.

Pelantaro and his lieutenants Anganamon and Guaiquimilla were credited with the death of the second Spanish Governor of Chile, Martín García Óñez de Loyola, during the Battle of Curalaba on December 21, 1598.

Toqui Lautaro, painting by Pedro Subercaseaux.

Toqui

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Title conferred by the Mapuche ( an indigenous Chilean and Argentinian people) on those chosen as leaders during times of war.

Title conferred by the Mapuche ( an indigenous Chilean and Argentinian people) on those chosen as leaders during times of war.

Toqui Lautaro, painting by Pedro Subercaseaux.
Probable standard of the Toqui, based on representations.

Anganamón was the first to mount his infantry to keep up with his fast-moving cavalry.

Battle of Curalaba

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1598 battle and ambush where Mapuche people led by Pelantaru soundly defeated Spanish conquerors led by Martín García Óñez de Loyola at Curalaba, southern Chile.

1598 battle and ambush where Mapuche people led by Pelantaru soundly defeated Spanish conquerors led by Martín García Óñez de Loyola at Curalaba, southern Chile.

The Mapuche people, aware of their presence, with their cavalry led by Pelantaru and his lieutenants, Anganamón and Guaiquimilla, with three hundred men, shadowed his movements and made a surprise night raid.

Representation of the Martyrs of Elicura in an engraving within Histórica relación del Reyno de Chile i de las Misiones i Ministterios que exercita la Compañía de Jesús (1646), written by the Jesuit Alonso de Ovalle.

Defensive War

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Strategy and phase in the Arauco War between Spain and independent Mapuches.

Strategy and phase in the Arauco War between Spain and independent Mapuches.

Representation of the Martyrs of Elicura in an engraving within Histórica relación del Reyno de Chile i de las Misiones i Ministterios que exercita la Compañía de Jesús (1646), written by the Jesuit Alonso de Ovalle.

The Mapuche toqui Anganamón killed three Jesuit missionaries on December 14, 1612 after he learned the Spanish were protecting his two fugitive wives and two of his daughters.