Old Photo of Selknam Mother and Child (1898 ) Note- The Selk'nam, also known as the Onawo or Ona people were an indigenous people in the Patagonian region of southern Argentina and Chile..Now they are extinct
Ángela Loij when she was young. "Ángela Loijwas the last surviving full-blooded Ona native woman of Tierra del Fuego. The Ona or Selknam tribe were decimated by loss of habitat, European diseases and the Selknam Genocide. She was studied by anthropologist Anne Chapman. Loij was born at Sara, north of the Río Grande, where her father worked as sheep herder."
Selknam medicine man 1920
the last of the selknam
Yaghan tribe, are one of the indigenous peoples of the Southern Cone, who are regarded as the southernmost peoples in the world. Their traditional territory includes the islands south of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, extending their presence into Cape Horn. They have been there for more than 10,000 years.