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Orundellico (Jemmy Button)

d. 1861

A Fuegian of the Yahgan tribe. Given the name Jemmy Button by the Beagle crew. Brought to England in 1830 by Robert FitzRoy; returned to Tierra del Fuego on the Beagle in 1833.


Hazlewood 2000.


Hazlewood, Nick. 2000. Savage. The life and times of Jemmy Button. London: Hodder and Stoughton.