Secret Museum of Mankind, Emu Man . 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.
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino » Selk´nam
Feuerland: Geistermasken, Sonnentänze und Schamanen
Der Geist Yincihaua und seine Phallusmaske, Selk’nam (Onas), Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, 1923, photo: Martin Gusinde.
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.