The Yaghan of Southern Patagonia supposedly had a body temperature 1
degrees below other humans.They wore little clothing and lived in an
unforgiving environment. They had knowledge of fire making. They made
mask and painted themselves for ritual purposes.They participated in religious rape smoking ceremonies influenced by psychedelics. Their culture is all
but lost as there are few who speak their language and are considered
full blooded.One famous Yaghan was Jemmy Button who was captured and
traveled across the pond and back again with a Charles Darwin. There is
not enough information published about this amazing group of humans
other than a handful of photos and web pages.When these cultures become on the
verge of extinction, then nearly all is forgotten. Now we have the
ability to discuss and contribute to their history before it’s lost
forever.Join the discussion here.