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Negative  "1925"

View of the exterior of a Yamana Initiation Lodge, made of upright bent tree branches, and covered with boughs

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1925-1925

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

5 x 7 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, South America, Southern South America, Tierra del Fuego, Yamana (Yagan/Yahgan)

Site Name:

Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)

City:

Puerto Mejillones (Magallanes)

County:

Antartica Chilena Province

State:

Magallanes y Antartica Chilena Region XII

Island Name:

Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)

Archipelago:

Tierra del Fuego Archipelago

Country:

Chile

Collection History:

Anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) conducted a number of field studies for MAI, including a 1925 trip to Tierra del Fuego. This photograph accompanied the object collections he brought back for MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_356887

Catalog Number:

N09979

Album Name:

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