Wayuu authority and sanctions in the territory

Wayuu Authority and sanctions in the territory

Wayuu authority and sanctions in the territory Within the Wayuu community, it is worth noting that each Clan has its own wayuu authority actively responsible for representing their community and ensuring the well-being of all its members. In addition to that, the pütchipü’üi assumes a vital role in maintaining harmony and resolving conflicts that may […]

The Guajira Wayuu Territory

The Guajira Wayuu Territory

The guajira wayuu territory The Guajira is one of those beautiful and exotic places that many desire to visit, located in the northern part of Colombia. Each year, the Wayuu territory attracts numerous visitors due to its countless attractions. La Guajira is rich in culture, brimming with folklore and traditions. Its landscapes are highly appealing […]

The wisdom of the Wayuu greeting by Wayuumarket

The wisdom of the Wayuu greeting by Wayuumarket.

The wisdom of the Wayuu greeting by Wayuumarket We anticipated that this plague would reach the territory of the Great Wayuu Nation at any moment. As a result, we prepared for it by offering drinks, baths, and herbal incense made from medicinal plants such as maluwa, alouka, and samüttapain. These wise beings from the Second […]

Wayuu education in the territory

Wayuu Education in the territory

Wayuu education in the territory Wayuu education starts from an early age, guiding children in the activities they will carry out as adults. It is based on values, daily tasks, beliefs, and customs. Education takes place at home and is not specific but rather integrated into the daily chores of the elders. It is divided […]

The magic of the wayuu ritual traditional

The Magic of the Wayuu Ritual traditional

The Magic of the Wayuu Ritual traditional As the young ones prepare for the Wayuu ritual, the intense cold of the night seizes them, and the matron of the family bathes them in front of the ranch. The water from the sacred plant falls like an opportunity to straighten the course of existence. The advice […]

Wayuu clans have a story to tell

Wayuu clans have a story to tell The Wayuu people are governed by a matrilineal bond. Each clan or caste divides the Wayuu people, and they possess their own territory and totemic animal. Approximately 30 clans are estimated to exist, with notable ones including Epieyuu, Uriana, and Ipuana. Püshaina, Uraliyuu, Jusayuu; Sapuana, Epinayuu, among others. […]

Wayuu customs and beliefs in the culture

Wayuu Customs and Beliefs in the culture.

Wayuu customs and beliefs in the culture The Wayuu people are not only known for their magnificent weavings, but also for many of their customs and beliefs that have endured over time. This is very important for the Wayuu people because it is the legacy of their ancestors. They are deeply connected to their customs […]

The Wayuu Culture, Customs to Explore

The Wayuu culture

The Wayuu Culture, Customs to Explore In Wayuu culture, there are still many unexplored aspects that require further exploration, as certain elements remain less known or discussed. As observers, we have witnessed that this culture is rich with enduring customs and beliefs. Here are some of them: Kanasü Kanasü, the art of weaving designs, is […]

Wayuu Fabrics A Living Legend in Your Hands

Wayuu Fabrics A Living Legend in Your Hands Behind the multicolored Wayuu fabrics a thousand stories are hidden and here is one of them. Wayuu fabrics are famous in many parts of the world for their vibrant colors and unique designs. Its success has been so great that it has managed to conquer markets such […]

Wayuu bag. Why buy it?

Wayuu Bag. Why Buy It? The commercialization of artisanal products, mainly the Wayuu bag, is gaining more and more strength throughout the national territory. This has even become a traditional Colombian artisanal piece for the world. It is no coincidence today to find this element displayed in international stores. Drawing the buyer’s attention, the details […]

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