Selk'nam bodypainting (Ulen wind spirit).  (Scanned from postcard) The Selk'nam or Ona people, and related tribes, were indigenous to inland Tierra del Fuego (and southern mainland Patagonia). They were wiped out soon after the arrival of white missionaries & ranchers, mainly through disease but many were also hunted/murdered by ranchers whose sheep they stole.

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.

Martin Gusinde, Selk'nam man dressed for Hain Cerimony, 1923 - the Selk'nam were the indiginous people of Argentina and Chile and sadly eradicated by genocide

the Selk’nam, also known as the Onawo or Ona people are an indigenous people in the Patagonian region of southern Chile and Argentina.

Selknam, Hain Ceremony, Tierra Del Fuego By Martin Gusinde, 1923

Tanu, pot-bellied and genlle, happy and inoffensive. Costume that forms part of the Hain adolescent initiation ceremony. Selk'nam village (Onas).  Foto:  Martin Gusinde, 1923

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

Ulen | Juguetería Chilena  http://lajugueteriablog.blogspot.com/

Ulen | Juguetería Chilena http://lajugueteriablog.blogspot.com/

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