“Possibly, one of the most peculiar hówen (gods) of the Patagonian-Antarctic selk’nam tradition preserved in the initiation rite Hain, is “Kótaix-Halaháches”–the celestial counterpart of Jálpen, goddess of the Underworld (the Hollow Earth). Women called him “Halháches”, while men called him “Kótaix” (continued).
Life-size reproduction of the Hówen, Kótaix-Halaháchios of the southern end of Chile (National Museum of Natural History of Chile).
While on this trip, when I arrived in the rendevous spot in Marin County, my car was overheated and a nice person stopped by to see if he could help. Later I realized this good samaritan was Peter Coyote