Tierra del Fuego 1923

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.

Jefe mapuche Lonko, acompañado de sus guerreros, kona. Fotografía de Christian Enrique Valk. 1890. En: “Mapuche. Fotografías Siglos XIX y XX. Construcción de un Imaginario”. Margarita Alvarado, Pedro Mege, Christian Báez. Editorial Pehuén. 2001.

Jefe mapuche Lonko, acompañado de sus guerreros, kona. Fotografía de Christian Enrique Valk. 1890. En: “Mapuche. Fotografías Siglos XIX y XX. Construcción de un Imaginario”. Margarita Alvarado, Pedro Mege, Christian Báez. Editorial Pehuén. 2001.

Postal. Mapuche con sus hijas, 1902. - Mapuche mother with her daughters, 1902

Whole house or under the counter water filtration, purification, and treatment

Mapuche. America del Sur. Argentina o Chile. Faltan fuentes

Machi with her kultrún (sacred drum painted with the Directions and stars) seated next to a rewé, which is both a pillar of ancestral spirits and a ladder into other worlds. Among the Mapuche of Chile, women predominate as medicine people.

K’termen, el espíritu bebé de Xalpen, cubierto de rojo ocre y cubierto de plumas de ganso, es presentado a las mujeres por el chamán Tenenesk. Foto: Martín Gusinde

K’terrnen, the spirit Xalpen’s baby, is presented to the woman by the shaman Tenenesk. Entirely daubed in red ochre, his body is covered with fluffy goose down.

Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian - George Gustav Heye Center, New York

Yámana men wearing bark masks in front of a Kina initiation ceremony hut, Punta Remolino, Tierra del Fuego. Photo by Martin Gusinde.

Photography of Martin Gusinde, 1923, Tierra del Fuego, Selknam Man named Halimink.

Photography of Martin Gusinde, 1923, Tierra del Fuego, Selknam hunter

Photography of Martin Gusinde, Tierra del Fuego, Selknam Man named Halimink.

foto: martin gusinde

A Yincihaua spirit of the Kawésqar people painted white with ground bones, Specters of a Civilization by Glenn H.

ca 1890- A studio portrait of three Mapuche women and three Mapuche children against a painted background of an outdoor scene; the women and children wear variously trarilonko (hair lace/headgear), quipan ( a square cloth, wrapped around the body), trarihue (waistband) ikulla (shawl), and tupu (clothes pin); two of the women are kneeling, engaged in processing foodstuffs, the third women stands next to a tree trunk holding one of the children; Traiguen, Chile.

ca 1890- A studio portrait of three Mapuche women and three Mapuche children against a painted background of an outdoor scene; the women and children wear variously trarilonko (hair lace/headgear), quipan ( a square cloth, wrapped around the body), trarihue (waistband) ikulla (shawl), and tupu (clothes pin); two of the women are kneeling, engaged in processing foodstuffs, the third women stands next to a tree trunk holding one of the children; Traiguen, Chile.

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