Tehuelche


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Te·huel·che

 (tə-wĕl′chē, tā-wĕl′chā)
n. pl. Tehuelche or Te·huel·ches
1. A member of a South American Indian people formerly inhabiting most of Patagonia, with a small present-day population in southern Argentina.
2. The language of the Tehuelche.

Te·huel′che·an (-chē-ən) adj.
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Francisco Moreno, perhaps the closest model for Nancy, is even willing to dig up the remains of Sam Slick, a Tehuelche Indian he knew while alive and called "amigo" (Viaje 102).
(particularly the Tehuelche) used them to catch 200-pound guanaco
99% of those that define themselves as Mapuche are of Tehuelche origin." In the same interview, Casamiquela also argued that the Tehuelche were the original inhabitants of the pampas and mourned the loss of the Tehuelche language and a distinctive Tehuelche culture, which he saw as casualties of the araucanizacion process.
Long before the border was delimited, numerous pueblos originarios, or indigenous communities, including the Tehuelche and Chonos, inhabited Patagonia, living a nomadic, hunter-gatherer lifestyle unrestricted by the territorial divisions that were later imposed.
Ellos denominan "pulpeo" o "pulpeada" a la actividad, que consiste en la pesca de un pulpo pequeno, el tehuelche (Octopus tehuelchus d' Orbigny, 1834) (vease figura 2), cuyos habitats son los sustratos rocosos de la zona entre mareas o intermareal, dentro de las cavidades o irregularidades del fondo o en la superficie inferior de las rocas a donde se adhiere (Iribarne, 1991).
El resto del vocabulario con terminacion -che en este diccionario tiene diferentes procedencias: a) por evolucion regular del latin al espanol (noche, leche, alache, etc.); b) del arabe (azabache, azache, zafariche, palmiche, etc.); c)de lenguas romance (pistache, romanche, birloche, fetiche, etc.); d) de otras lenguas (derviche, ceviche, tehuelche, soroche, etcetera).
Escribia Leoncio S.M Deodad, uno de los tantos militares encargados de llevar adelante la captura y exterminio de caciques y tribus de la comunidad Tehuelche: "No habra cajon de caoba, ni honores de oficial; si la diseccion", de sus cuerpos.
Intraspecific variation in the reproductive cycle of the Tehuelche scallop Aequippecten tehuelchus (Pelecypoda, Pectinidae), in San Matias Gulf, Patagonia, Argentina.
Intermediary Zone 4-5: Banar, Moi, Sedang; Khmu; Tigre, Tigrigna; Mbum, Mundang; Tuareg; Central Solomons; Kirati (Rai, Limbu, Newar); Kafirs; Old Testament; Somali; Konkani; Uilta; Rawang, Anong, Drung; Lavrung, Jiarong, Qiang; Namuzi, Pumi; Meo, Dao, Man (Vietnam, Laos); Tehuelche; Selknam; Yamana;
Ha visto en su travesia a un "autentico tehuelche" e, impactada por su bien parecido, decide su apropiacion por medio de la representacion visual, el retrato: "Impactada por su gracioso porte y bien parecido rostro le rogue al Sr.
Fe'i gelwid yn El Baqueano - Y Tywysydd - am ei allu i ddilyn olion ddysgodd gan y Tehuelche wrth dyfu fyny ar y paith.