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    Indio Quichua, Embarcación (Jujuy), Argentina

    A native smoking at Embarcación, Jujuy Province.  Quichua is another pronunciation of the old Quechua languaje, a root languaje of that zone of the world. Maybe the man was called “Quichua” and was a Toba or Kom since Embarcación is near a Toban territory.

    I haven’t found reliable references for the picture or the postcard, maybe is from the fisrt third of the 20th century.

    Dimensions: 14×9 cm.

    External links:

    Kom people

    Los indios toba (es)

    Jujuy

    Fotos viejas de la Plata (es)

    Documentary about the Toba (es)

     

     

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