Adviser on the Mapuche People
Educator, researcher, composer, and interpreter of Mapuche and Latin American music, Nancy San Martín spent much of her childhood in the community of Valle de Imperialito, where she learned the first ancestral toquios from the Kultrún from the Machi María and the continuous song of his Uncle Rosendo and his father Aurelio San Martín, who transmitted to her the nature and teachings of the Mapuche traditions. She has a wide and recognised career in Chile and many other countries, having obtained various awards at folk music festivals, such as Brotes de Chile, Olmue and the Viña del Mar festival as best performer and composer. First place winner at the 2014 Osorno Milk and Meat Festival. In addition to awards in Spain, Mexico and Israel.