Kawashkar

The Kawashkar people (also known as: Alacaluf, Halakwulup, Kawésqar, or Kaweskar) are an indigenous group that live in the Strait of Magellan at the southern end of Chile.

According to the 2002 Chilean Census, there are just over 2,600 individuals in Chile that identify themselves as Kawashkar, which (according to 2009 CASEN data) makes them approximately 0.2% of the indigenous population living in the country.

A more detailed history is forthcoming.

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