We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be—Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night, 1961. Minkiol was the most despised and feared shaman known among the Ona hunter-gatherers of Tierra del Fuego. “Incontestably this person was by nature a dangerous fellow,”
Very interesting! Do you have any idea how we mere mortals could read the text by Martin Gusinde on which most of this post is based? Your link says I don't have the right to read and I also don't find Gusinde's texts for sale in any normal book-selling places.