Selk'nam 2045

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The topic for this work and research deals with the indigenous displacement in Patagonia Argentina beginning of 20th century and the future consequences in the current Anthropocene's age. The Slek'nam community was living in the land for more than 4 thousand years but was extinguished in only 20 years by Western culture. It is a relevant aspect the 'body painting and rituals' in connection with all the phenomena of Nature replace it by artificial objects - the Sun, the water, the wind, the fire, the snow- point it out polluted objects -as electronics, plastic bottles, fake snow- all together building up the artificial landscape.