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The Wayúu People and their Woven Tradition

The Wayúu People and their Woven Tradition

The Wayúu are an indigenous people located on the La Guajira peninsula, in northern Colombia, on the Caribbean Sea. For the Wayúu, weaving goes beyond being a simple inheritance or ancestral cultural practice. It is a profound form of expression that speaks of the life and identity of this fascinating people.  Wayúu Backpacks: Weaving Treasures…

The Spirituality and Wisdom Behind Wayuu Backpacks

The Spirituality and Wisdom Behind Wayuu Backpacks

The creation of the Wayuu Backpacks and their deep link with female spirituality Wayuu Backpacks, handwoven with unmatched skill, are much more than beautiful accessories. Each thread, each color and each pattern has a rich and significant history that dates back to the ancestral traditions of the Wayuu community, an indigenous people in the La…