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.
meanwhilebackinthedungeon: Effects of Magic Magic is an inherently chaotic force, and its use often begins to transform Magic Users in a radical manner. Prolonged use of certain incantations & spells can produce profound somatic changes that often drastically & permanently alter the appearance of the Magic User in a shocking manner. In some instances these transformations can also result in an increased resistance to elements such as cold or heat.
Mujeres selk´nam, zona del lago K`ámi, Isla Grande, Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de Alberto María De Agostini. 1915. “Fueguinos. Fotografías Siglos XIX y XX. Imágenes e Imaginarios del Fin del Mundo.”Margarita Alvarado, Carolina Odone, Pedro Mege. Editorial Pehuén. S/F.