Fuegians are the indigenous inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, at the southern tip of South America. In English the term primarily refers to the Yaghan people of Tierra del Fuego. In Spanish it can refer to any person from the archipelago.
The indigenous Fuegians belonged to several tribes including the Ona (Selk'nam), Haush (Manek'enk), Yahgan (Yamana), and Alacaluf (Kawesqar). All of these tribes except the Selk'nam lived exclusively in coastal areas and traveled by canoes around the islands of the archipelago. The Selk'nam lived in the interior of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego and lived mainly by hunting guanacos. ...
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