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Canoeist People

There were two canooeist peoples, the ALAKALUF and the YAMANA or YAGHANES. They were closely related and both shared the same region. -The Alakaluf were on the West coast of Patagonia, where Chile is today, and on the islands between the Gulf of Penas and Brecknock Peninsula. -The Yamanas or Yaghanes were further South on the coast of Tierra del Fuego and the islands of Cape Horn. The main settlement was on the Beagle Channel.


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