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Darwin Correspondence Project

Yokcushlu (Fuegia Basket)

b. c. 1820 d. 1883 or later

A Fuegian girl of the Alakaluf tribe brought to England in 1830 by Robert FitzRoy. In 1832, she returned to Tierra del Fuego in the Beagle. Learned English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Married Elleparu (York Minister), and remarried after his death.


Hazelwood 2000