Tierra del Fuego - Postcards - photos: M. Gusinde 1923



Ulen, agile and quick as the wind. Body painting for the Hain adolescent initiation ceremony. Selk'nam village (Onas).


Kataix, spirit of the hain ceremony Klóketen. Selk'nam village (Onas)


Kosménk, the spirit of Klóketen, part of an adolescent initiation ceremony. Selk'nam village (Onas).


Tanu, pot-bellied and genlle, happy and inoffensive. Costume that forms part of the Hain adolescent initiation ceremony. Selk'nam village (Onas).


Spirit of Yinchiahua phallic mask. Kawésqar village (Alacalufe).


Representation of the spirit or Keternen or Xálpen newborn son. Hain ceremony (initiation of adolescents). Pueblo Selk'nam (Onas).


Body painting for the Hain adolescent ceremony. Pueblo Selk'nam (Onas).
Lichaamsbeschildering voor Hain ceremonie (initiatie van adolescenten). Selk'nam (Ona).

 

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