Onawo /// Patagonia

les-sources-du-nil: Martin Gusinde Selk’mam Man dressed for Hain Adolescence Initiation Ceremony, Tierra del Fuego, 1923

Selknam People during the Hain Ceremony in Tierra Del Fuego Photos By Martin Gunside taken in 1923

The Selk'nam also known as the Onawo or Ona, used to live in Patagonia. Most photos by anthropologist Martin Gusinde around Link to the Wiki !

Ángela Loij when she was young. "Ángela Loij was the last surviving full-blooded Ona native woman of Tierra del Fuego. The Ona or Selknam tribe were decimated by loss of habitat, European diseases and the Selknam Genocide. She was studied by anthropologist Anne Chapman.[1] Loij was born at Sara, north of the Río Grande, where her father worked as sheep herder."

The LAST surviving full-blooded Selk'nam (Selknam Genocide.

Representación del espíritu de Ketermen o recién nacido hijo de Hálpen. Iniciación adolescente Hain.  Representation of the spirit or Keternen or Xálpen newborn son. Hain ceremony (initiation of adolescents). Pueblo Selk'nam (Onas).  Foto: Martin Gusinde, 1923.

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

Old Photo of Selknam Mother and Child (1898 ) Note- 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 extinct

Selknam (Ona) mother and child, 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, due to genocide by the Europeans, they are extinct.

A hauntingly beautiful portrait of Selk´nam women, native Americans to Tierra del Fuego, Chile.  This tribe of indigenous people were wiped out by genocide with settlement of their land by sheep ranches in the late 19th & early 20th centuries.  The last Selk'nam tribe member died in 1974.  #photography #portrait

Portrait of Selk´nam women, native Americans to Tierra del Fuego, CL. This tribe of indigenous people were wiped out by genocide w/settlement of their land by sheep ranches in the late & early c. The last Selk'nam tribe member died in 1974

Selknam - Alexis Demetriades Scientific Illustration

Selk'nam (Ona) Chants of Tierra del Fuego.

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino » Selk´nam

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino » Selk´nam

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.

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

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.

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

Fotografía del libro Hain, Ceremonia de iniciación de los Selk'nam de Tierra del Fuego. Pehuén Editores http://pehuen.cl/catalogo/pueblos-de-america/hain.html

The Lost Tribes — of Tierra del Fuego

Selk'nam u Onas, Isla Grande, Tierra de Fuego.

Selk'nam u Onas, Isla Grande, Tierra de Fuego.

Hombres pintados para la escena Kewánix de la ceremonia del Hain. Toin a la izquierda. Foto de Martin Gusinde, 1923. Pueblo aborigen de la Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego

photos taken by anthropologist, Levi-Strauss disciple, in Tierra del Fuego…

La ceremonia del Hain. Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de E. Lucas Bridges. 1914. En: “Fueguinos. Fotografías Siglos XIX y XX. Imágenes e Imaginarios del Fin del Mundo.”Margarita Alvarado, Carolina Odone, Pedro Mege. Editorial Pehuén. S/F.

FCBTC / For seven thousand years, the Selk’nam, Yamana and Kawésqar people inhabited the forbidding archipelago of Southern Patagonia.

the last of the selknam

the last of the Selknam people, Tierra del Fuego.

Hombres preparándose para el ritual fálico. A la izquierda, Temensek. Foto de Martin Gusinde, 1923. Pueblo aborigen de la Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego

Men preparing for the ritual phallic. Photo of Martin Gusinde,

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