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Yahgan Dictionary : Language of the Yamana people of Tierra del Fuego
Manuscript of Rev. Thomas Bridges (later annotations by Rev. John Williams), dated 1865
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English–Yahgan Dictionary Project

Research: Alfredo Prieto, Instituto de la Patagonia, University of Magallanes, Punta Arenas, Chile

Authorization: Sandra Powlette, Picture Library Manager <permissions@bl.uk>, British Library, London. [email of 6 March 2012; catalogue reference Add. 46177.]

Web Design, Development and Administration: Duncan S. Campbell

Linguistics advice, Editing and Translation: Gladys Grace P.

Writing: Alfredo Prieto, Duncan Campbell, Gladys Grace P.


Alfredo Prieto dedicates this work to the memory of Eusebio Iglesias Mosic.

He also wishes to acknowledge the following persons and institutions which made it possible to obtain the materials for this electronic edition:

  • Colin McEwan, Museum of Mankind, London
  • Andrés Fernández Kusanovich
  • British Library, London
  • University of Magallanes, Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Luksic Visiting Scholar Program, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Boston, Mass., USA

Punta Arenas, June 2012