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The Mapuche

Guanaco en plena precordillera, rey de los territorios mapuches

The Mapuche¬†(people¬†of the earth,¬†in their language)¬†was one of the¬†major¬†aboriginal groups¬†in Patagonia. They arrived in Patagonia¬†Argentina¬†from Chile,¬†where¬†they originated.They were¬†gatherers¬†and hunters,¬†but one¬†of its most¬†relevant features is the¬†importance they give to language¬†and literature as¬†a way of¬†preserving¬†identity. Subsistence was based on the hunt of … Continue reading

Aborigin Overview

Descendientes de aborígenes trabajan en las estancias patagónicas

Different indigenous races inhabited Patagonia thousands of years before the arrival of the Spaniards. Their culture was not advanced and this is the reason why we find only a few traces of these peoples (funeral deposits, caves, cave paintings, stone … Continue reading

The Selk’nam (Onas) and the Yamanas

Imagen de archivo - Indio ona cazando.

The island of ¬†Tierra del Fuego was¬†inhabited by two large groups of aborigines:¬†the¬†Selk’nam¬†on the mainland,¬†and¬†Yamana, who lived¬†most of the¬†time¬†on¬†canoes¬†in the canals and¬†the coast. The Selk’nam, better know as onas,¬†belonged to the Tehuelche race. They excelled as hunters of guanacos, on … Continue reading

Current situation of Aboriginal people

Escuela rural en la Meseta de Somuncur√°

Today the¬†aboriginal ethnic group¬†with the most¬†descendants¬†in Patagonia is¬†the¬†Mapuche.¬†We present you¬†a brief¬†summary of the living conditions and¬†current distribution. The Mapuche indigenous population is concentrated between the central zone and the pre-Andean range in the Provinces of Neuqu√©n, R√≠o Negro and Chubut … Continue reading

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