✯ Living below Los Cuernos, Chile (by Marion Faria on 500px)
Selk´nam People - Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de Martín Gusinde.
Selk'nam natives on their way to Europe for being exhibited as animals in zoos. C. 1889
Selk'nam bodypainting (Kataix spirit) (Scanned from postcard) The Selk'nam or Ona people, and related tribes, were indigenous to inland Tierra del Fuego (and southern mainland Patagonia). They hunted guanaco and other animals. They were wiped out soon after the arrival of white missionaries and ranchers, mainly through disease but many were also hunted/murdered by ranchers whose sheep they stole.
Selknam People during the Hain Ceremony in Tierra Del Fuego Photos By Martin Gunside taken in 1923
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."
the Selk’nam, also known as the Onawo or Ona people are an indigenous people in the Patagonian region of southern Chile and Argentina.
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