The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego: Selk'nam, Yamana,

The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego: Selk'nam, Yamana,


10 thoughts on “The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego: Selk'nam, Yamana, Kawésqar

  1. Miguel Veliz Miguel Veliz says:

    Un gran trabajo de investigacion


  2. Jason Jason says:

    The hunter gatherers of Tierra del Fuego showed exceptional powers of adaptation to a harsh, if rich, environment located at the southernmost point of the globe But the fragile demography of these groups was unable to withstand the arrival of European settlers, and the diseases they brought with them, and in the case of the Selk nam what can only be described as genocide Cultures that had existed for thousands of years were thus swept away in a matter of decades, leaving behind them noth The hunter gatherers of Tierra del Fuego showed exceptional powers of adaptation to a harsh, if rich, environment located at the southernmost point of the globe But the fragile demography of these groups was unable to withstand the arrival of European settlers, and the diseases they brought with them, and in the case of the Selk nam what can only be described as genocide Cultures that had existed for thousands of years were thus swept away in a matter of decades, leaving behind them nothan buried remains in archaeological sites and the testimonies of travellers and ethnologists The photographs these people took are a particularly precious source of information, while only representing, it is true, a truncated, crystallized and sometimes even orchestrated image of reality The Population and Depopulation of Tierra del Fuego, Dominique Legoupil from p 291 of this book


  3. Anders Norge Anders Norge says:

    A masterpiece in ethnography as well as in photography Give yourself the great experience of diving into the lost Tierre del Fuego world with Gusinde


  4. Robert Robert says:

    Would have liked a bitdetail about the various ceremonies, tbh Photos are good, but context is too incomplete.


  5. Lisa Fenley Lisa Fenley says:

    Excellent research pictorial on a sad moment in time for the natives of Tierra Del Fuego Good background information.


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The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego: Selk'nam, Yamana, Kawésqar ❮Reading❯ ➵ The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego: Selk'nam, Yamana, Kawésqar ➭ Author Martin Gusinde – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk A German missionary sent to Tierra del Fuego in by his congregation, Martin Gusinde was a major Americanist and ethnographer from the first half of the twentieth century While his mission was ostensi A German missionary sent to Tribes of eBook ✓ Tierra del Fuego inby his congregation, Martin Gusinde was a major Americanist and ethnographer from the first half of the twentieth century While his mission was ostensibly to convert the native peoples among whom he lived, The Lost Kindle - Gusinde did just the opposite, eventually becoming one of the first Westerners ever to be initiated into the various sacred rites of the inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego In the course of four sojourns made betweenand , from the canals of Western Lost Tribes of eBook ☆ Patagonia to the great island of Tierra del Fuego, he learned and wrote about the Kaw sqar, Yamana, and Selk nam peoples Gradually, the missionary became an anthropologistFascinated by what he saw, Gusinde took than one thousand photographs, all produced using a portable darkroom Gusinde captured some truly extraordinary images that his contemporaries were unable to feather clad bodies sporting high headdresses made of bark, wrapped up in guanaco furs, or entirely covered with ritual paint, populating a landscape battered by wind, rain, and snow the heart of a natural world that Darwin had celebrated, not long before, for its wildness A dazzling visual experience, Gusinde s photographs are a monument to the memory of the Tierra del Fuego people as well as an exceptional anthropological document.

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  • Hardcover
  • 300 pages
  • The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego: Selk'nam, Yamana, Kawésqar
  • Martin Gusinde
  • 17 November 2019
  • 0500544468

About the Author: Martin Gusinde

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