Uttermost Part of the Earth

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Dutton, 1949 - Ona Indians - 558 pages
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Presents the author's birth and youth among the coastal Yaghans in Tierra del Fuego and his adult initiation into the Ona tribe, with descriptions of the extinct Fuegian Indian culture.

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An incredible book recounting the personal experiences of a man who grew up in an unforgettable part of the world. The poignancy of the final chapter and epilogue as we learn of the fate of the Bridges family and the native tribes with which they lived was particularly emotional. Read full review

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Very good autobiography of Lucas Bridges, the son of a Missionary, and one of the first Europeans to settle in Tierra del Fuego. Bridges describes the founding of Ushuaia, his childhood, growing up to ... Read full review

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H M S Beagle Visits Tierra del Fuego Jimmy Button York
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The Disastrous Expedition of Captain Allen Gardiner My Father
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