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.EMU MAN PERFORMS THE TOTEM  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.

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, also known as the Onawo or Ona people are an indigenous people in the Patagonian region of southern Chile andArgentina, including the Tierra del Fuego islands.

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

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The Selk'nam, also known as the Onawo or Ona people were an indigenous people in the Patagonian region of southern Argentina and Chile. Now they are extinc

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Selk'nam bodypainting (Kataix spirit) (Scanned from postcard) The Selk'nam or Ona people, and related tribes, were indigenous to inland Tierra del Fuego (and southern mainland Patagonia).

The Selk’nam people or Ona’s from Tirerra del Fuego, a group of Islands now belonging to Argentina. The Selk’nam are now extinct. Body paint was a essential part of daily life, designs used for hunting, combats, peace meetings and shamanistic performaces.

The Selk’nam people or Ona’s from Tirerra del Fuego, a group of Islands now belonging to Argentina. The Selk’nam are now extinct. Body paint was a essential part of daily life, designs used for hunting, combats, peace meetings and shamanistic performaces.

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kleidersachen: from the collection of martin gusinde, portraying the last initiation ceremonies of the selknam via designboom

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Selknam People during the Hain Ceremony in Tierra Del Fuego Photos By Martin…

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Femmes Onas de Patagonie photographiées par Martin Gusinde en Women painted for the Kewaleft accent on anix parade. Left to right is Elik, Angela Loij and Imshuta.

Selk'nam bodypainting (Scanned from postcard) The Selk'nam or Ona people, and related tribes, were indigenous to inland Tierra del Fuego (and southern mainland Patagonia). They hunted guanaco and other animals. They were wiped out soon after the arrival of white missionaries and ranchers, mainly through disease but many were also hunted/murdered by ranchers whose sheep they stole. Photo by Martin Gunside, 1923: Selknam People during the Hain Ceremony in Tierra Del Fuego

Selk'nam bodypainting (Kataix spirit) (Scanned from postcard) The Selk'nam or Ona people, and related tribes, were indigenous to inland Tierra del Fuego (and southern mainland Patagonia).