Cristina Calderón

Cristina Calderón (born 24 Mey 1928) in Villa Ukika, Puerto Williams, on Isla Navarino, Chile, is the last livin full-bloodit Yaghan person. Bi 2004, Calderón (aften referred tae as simply Abuela) an her sister-in-law Emelinda Acuña wur the anerlie twa remainin native speakers o the Yaghan leid.[1] Efter Acuña dee'd at 84 years o age (12 October 2005), Calderón became the last livin full-bloodit Yaghan person.[2] Wi her guiddochter Cristina Zarraga an her sister Ursula Calderon she publisht a beuk o Yaghan stories cawed Hai Kur Mamashu Shis (Quiero contarte un cuento) [A Want tae Tell Ye a Story] in 2005.

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  1. Jack Hitt (February 29, 2004). "Say No More". The New York Times Magazine. New York: The New York Times. ISSN 0028-7822. Retrieved 04/10/2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. Jackie Hailey (October 14, 2005). "Extinction on the horizon for indigenous tribe in Chile: Second-To-Last Yagana Woman Dies Of A Heart Attack". The Santiago Times. Santiago. Retrieved 04/10/2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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