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Wayuu Tribe - The Wayuu people, their culture and traditions

The Wayuu People The Wayuu people are an indigenous tribe that inhabits the peninsula of La Guajira, in Northen Colombia, bordering Venezuela. This matriarchal structure community has adapted to the inclement weather of a desert of amazing landscapes facing the Caribbean Sea. The Wayuu tribe preserves their deep cultural traditions, their attachment to the land, and their own language, the Wayuunaiki. Most of the Wayuu people are dedicated to sheep and goats breeding and corn sowing. The Wayuu woman is dedicated to weaving hammocks or crocheting the "Wayuu Mochilas".    Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayuu_people#cite_note-9   The Wayuu men participate as well; they make the straps, straw hats, blankets, and shoes, and provide the materials, and transport the goods to the city centers. Most of the women...

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