Selknam, Ushuaia

EMU MAN performs TOTEM MAGIC for EDIBLE BULBS with a head-dress representing the sacred totem of his group. This man is working magic that is to make emus abundant for the hunters of his tribe.

Selk'nam natives on their way to Europe for being exhibited as animals in zoos. C. 1889

Selknam natives en route to Europe for being exhibited as animals in Human Zoos, 1899

El bebé K'termen, hijo de Xalpen del inframundo. Foto de Martin Gusinde, 1923. Pueblo aborigen de la Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego

Selknam People during the Hain Ceremony in Tierra Del Fuego. Photo by German priest and anthropologist Martin Gusinde,

Mujer selk´nam con niño. Los niños selk´nam eran abrigados con una piel de guanaco joven y la mujer lo cargaba en su espalda bajo su propia capa. Isla Grande, Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de Martín Gusinde. 1920- 1923. En: “Los Indios de Tierra del Fuego: Los Selknam”. Martín Gusinde. Editorial C.A.E.A. 1982.

In the South Chile, the weather is harsh and cold compared to the rest of the tropical country. The Quillangos is a cloak that is wrapped around the body for warmth and made often from guanaco, a type of camel.

[Servicios] Instituto de Estudios Indígenas de la Universidad de La Frontera / Temuco / Chile

[Servicios] Instituto de Estudios Indígenas de la Universidad de La Frontera / Temuco / Chile

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