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.
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.
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.