Chile

South America - Chilean - white and white-Amerindian 95.4%, Mapuche 4%, other indigenous groups 0.6%
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Mapuche significa "gente de la tierra",  Mapuche means "people of the land".

Mapuche significa "gente de la tierra", Mapuche means "people of the land".

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

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

Mapuche woman, 19th century || Illustration by José Pérez de Arce

Mapuche woman, 19th century || Illustration by José Pérez de Arce

Chile | Araucanian woman with elaborate silver jewellery. | ©W Robert Moore

Chile | Araucanian woman with elaborate silver jewellery. | ©W Robert Moore

Two young Selk'nam in 1896 ANNE CHAPMAN SHOCKING, Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, Chile

Two young Selk'nam in 1896 ANNE CHAPMAN SHOCKING, Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, Chile

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