There is growing concern that Canada is rapidly becoming a petro-state. And in this shift, manufacturing jobs are disappearing.
Aysen protest groups coalesced under the slogan "Aysen, your problem is my problem." The government in Santiago received their demands on February 25.
"I am alive today," said Francois, now 47. "But part of the farming population is going to be sacrificed and is going to die because of this."
An indigenous-led government at odds with an indigenous opposition exemplifies one contradiction surfacing during the fight.