He was, although dwelling in the tents of the Tehuelches, not a Tehuelche.
All the work of Tehuelche existence is done by them except hunting.
Human nature under the frock-coat of civilisation is much the same as under the capa of the Tehuelche.
We reached Santa Cruz shortly after daybreak, and so ended my first experience of a Tehuelche merry-making.
But there is one estanciero in Patagonia who is the father of two buxom daughters by a Tehuelche wife.
The weapons of the Tehuelche are like those of the gaucho—lassoes, bolas, and knives.
For it must be remembered that in all practical ways the Tehuelche is a very brave man.
The Tehuelche year begins in September, and the lapse of it is noted by the position of Orion.
As the head of a family, the Tehuelche is kind and considerate to the woman and very affectionate to the children.
Although my bare legs got considerably stung, I forgot to swear in Tehuelche, and forgave the plant for old acquaintance sake.