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 Tehuelche year begins in September, and the lapse of it is noted by the position of Orion.
For it must be remembered that in all practical ways the Tehuelche is a very brave man.
The weapons of the Tehuelche are like those of the gaucho—lassoes, bolas, and knives.
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.