Yahgan

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The Early Yaghans
... The Yahgan may have been driven to this inhospitable area by enemies to the north but were famed for their complete indifference to the bitter weather around Cape Horn ... But the Yahgan, who never numbered more than 3,000 individuals, were decimated by diseases brought by Westerners ... The last full-blooded Yahgan is "Abuela" Cristina Calderón ...
Anne Chapman
... since 1965 to study the Fuegian peoples in depth, especially the Selk’nam and Yahgan ... and three chapters listed in Cap Horn 1882-1883 Rencontre avec les Indiens Yahgan (1995, Paris), which contains many photographs taken by members of the French expedition to Cape Horn 1882-83 ... She also made films about the lives of the last members of the Selk’nam and Yahgan tribes, including The Onas Life and Death in Tierra del Fuego (1977, in ...
Yaghan Language - Grammar - Grammaticalization
... An example of this in Yahgan would be the change of posture verbs into aspectual markers ... Yahgan has a system of verbs which denote the posture of an entity 'stand' mvni, 'sit' mutu, 'lie' (w)ia and others (for instance agulu 'fly/jump', kvna 'float' etc.) ... to mean 'done with' (equivalent to the jump/fly term in Yahgan), with a hint of relative dominance implied as well ...
Yaghan Language - Grammar - Verbs
... Verbs in Yahgan are often compounded ("serialized") ... In addition to normal serialization Yahgan also exhibits complex verb stems of a type relatively common in western North America, where the main verb is flanked by instrument/bo ... little or no reduplication evident on the Yahgan verb, and sound symbolism of the augmentative/diminutive type appears to be largely lexicalized ...