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The Indians of Tierra del Fuego Notes on anthropometry by S. K. Lothrop

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Published by Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fuegians.,
  • Ona Indians.,
  • Yahgan Indians.,
  • Ona language.,
  • Yahgan language.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby E.A. Hooton.
SeriesNew York, Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Contributions -- v. 10., HRAF -- 3.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16821752M

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  Recounts a myth from the Selknam or Ona Indians of Tierra del Fuego about how in the earliest times the women ruled by holding a ceremony in which they. Read a free sample or buy Los espíritus Selk’nam by Ana María Pavez & Constanza Recart. You can read this book with Apple Books .   The low northern part of the Tierra del Fuego is covered by steppes. In the mountains, large glaciers form, descending towards deep fjords. The largest animal of the area is the guanaco (a wild relative of the lama and camel); water birds abound, from penguins to gannets, Author: Stefan Anitei. Home» Books» The Indians of Tierra del Fuego. The Indians of Tierra del Fuego. Lothrop, S. K.; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Creator: Lothrop, S. K.; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Published: Museum of Cited by:   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The Indians of Tierra del Fuego by Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), ; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Publication date Topics Fuegians, Ona Indians, Yahgan Indians, Ona language, Yahgan languagePages:

Contributions from the Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation. First published in the Vol. X, This highly illustrative book is the result of an expedition to Tierra del Fuego, where the author made his research with the collaboration of the Bridges and Lawrence families, the first white settlers in . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), Indians of Tierra del Fuego. New York, Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Ona, South American Indians who once inhabited the island of Tierra del were historically divided into two major sections: Shelknam and Haush. They spoke different dialects and had slightly different Ona were hunters and gatherers who subsisted chiefly on guanaco, small herds of which were stalked by bowmen; on various small animals; and on shellfish, cormorants, and. Buy The Indians of Tierra Del Fuego: An Account of the Ona, Yahgan, Alacaluf and Haush Natives of the Fuegian Archipelago by Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.