Magallania (Punta Arenas)
On-line version ISSN 0718-2244
MARTINIC B, MATEO. A hundred years from the closing of Dawson mission: Reflections on an admirable and fruitless effort. Magallania [online]. 2011, vol.39, n.2, pp.97-103. ISSN 0718-2244. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-22442011000200007.
Being a century of the closing of San Rafael Salesian Mission at Dawson Island, some considera-tions and refections are done; about what was the humanitarian, civilization and Christianization project; its development, specially the relevance and effectiveness of the management system considering their objectives and, finally, some considerations about the consequences for the ethnic history, mainly for the selk’nam.
Keywords : Christian Mission; Salesians; fuegian Indians.