1. Bush trail in Toba lands 2
2. In a Toba village 18
3. ‘‘Women’s work’’ 19
4. Grasslands near the Pilcomayo in the late 1920s 22
5. In the bush sections many Toba call ‘‘open country’’ 2
6. Hunting in the ‘‘big bush’’ 24
7. The Pilcomayo marshes 27
8. The Pilcomayo River in the 1930s: Man fishing with net
9. Fishing in the marshes 29
10. Flood horticulture on the marshes’ edges 30
11. Grasslands on ‘‘the other side’’ 32
12. Toba camp at a bean farm north of Embarcación 35
13. Sugar refinery, San Martín del Tabacal 38
14. The mountains, San Martín del Tabacal 38
15. Army troops attacking indios ‘‘protected by the density
1884 47
16. A true hellhole 47
17. ‘‘The Indian . . . will have no other choice than to surre
labor, without any monetary cost to the state’’ 50
18. Toba men performing a warfare ritual for Alfred Métra
19. Toba men at La Esperanza, wearing chiripas 58
20. Explorers near the Pilcomayo with unidentified indigen
and a hunting trophy (a jaguar), 1918 60
21. Cavalry regiment near the Pilcomayo, 1911 63
22. Toba family on the move in a landscape still marked by
1918 67
23. Prayer next to Toba church, 1997 71
24. Julián Rumalda, Colin Smith, and Alfred Leake at Algar
25. ‘‘The missionaries arrived. Happy the people!’’ 76
26. A light in the bush 83
27. Carancho, one of the most powerful Toba shamans, in
1930s 90
28. Robustiano Patrón Costas 105
29. Wichí workers in the sugar cane fields, 1917 112
30. ‘‘Indigenous women in San Martín del Tabacal’’ 115
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