Tierra del Fuego 1923

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 People, Tierra del Fuego, Martín Gusinde.

Selk´nam People, Tierra del Fuego, Martín Gusinde - A Terra do Fogo (em…

Martin Gusinde, Selk'nam man dressed for Hain Cerimony, 1923

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

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. Photo by Martin Gunside, 1923: Selknam People during the Hain Ceremony in Tierra Del Fuego

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.

Selkham People during Hain Ceremony

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

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

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

Selkham People during Hain Ceremony

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

Danza de la lluvia realizada durante la ceremonia del Hain. Selk´nam. Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de Martín Gusinde. 1919-1923. En: “Los Indios de Tierra del Fuego: Los Selknam”. Martín Gusinde. Editorial C.A.E.A. 1982.

Danza de la lluvia realizada durante la ceremonia del Hain. Selk´nam. Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de Martín Gusinde. 1919-1923. En: “Los Indios de Tierra del Fuego: Los Selknam”. Martín Gusinde. Editorial C.A.E.A. 1982.

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

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

Los Selknam, habitantes de Tierra de Fuego, durante sus ritos de iniciación a la vida adulta pintaban sus cuerpos y cubrían su cabeza con corteza de árboles.

Los Selknam, habitantes de Tierra de Fuego, durante sus ritos de iniciación a la vida adulta pintaban sus cuerpos y cubrían su cabeza con corteza de árboles.

Selk’nam/Ona, Hain initiation ceremony spirits, Patagonia.

Selk’nam/Ona, Hain initiation ceremony spirits, Patagonia.

Selk´nam People - Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de Martín Gusinde.

Selk´nam People - Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de Martín Gusinde.

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino » Selk´nam

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

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