2 Selknam or Ona children in 1898. "The Selk'nam, also known as the Onawo or Ona people are an indigenous people in the Patagonian region of southern Argentina and Chile, including the Tierra del Fuego islands"
Marble Caves, Chile You can only access these incredible caves by boat. The naturally circular designs are carved into solid marble, the blue and green paint splashes are caused by a reflection of the water.
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
Chile | Studio portrait of a young Mapuche woman posed in front of a painted background of an outdoor scene; she wears a medella (coin-chain headdress), quipan (a square cloth, wrapped around the body), ikulla (shawl) or manta (blanket), chaway (earrings), tupu (clothes pin), trapelakucha (pectoral pendant) | ca. 1890. Traiguen, Araucania
The last surviving full-blooded Selk'nam (Ona) of Tierra del Fuego. Anthropologist Anne Chapman estimated that a little over hundred years ago the Selk'nam numbered probably between 3,500 and 4,000. They were decimated by loss of habitat, European diseases and the Selknam Genocide. Incredibly sad.....