Selk'nam bodypainting - Ulen wind spirit). 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.

Ritual paintings of the Selk’nam, also known as the Onawo or Ona people of Patagonia.

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

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

A hauntingly beautiful portrait of Selk´nam women, native Americans of 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 #myt

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

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino » Selk´nam - Is this what my ancestors faced when they arrived in Chile in the early 19th century?

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino » Selk´nam - Is this what my ancestors faced when they arrived in Chile in the early 19th century?

Der Geist Yincihaua und seine Phallusmaske, Selk’nam (Onas), Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, 1923, photo: Martin Gusinde.

Der Geist Yincihaua und seine Phallusmaske, Selk’nam (Onas), Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, 1923, photo: Martin Gusinde.

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

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Selk'nam indigenous people of Tierra Del Fuego, Chile. Photographed by Martin Gusinde, in

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