WAYUU

The Wayuu are an indigenous tribe located in the Guajira peninsula, the most northeastern part of Colombia. Wale'kerü, the spider, taught the Wayuu woman how to weave. Weaving for the Wayuu tribe is more than a cultural practice and inheritance from their ancestors, it is a way of conceiving and expressing life as they feel and desire it. An art thought and enjoyed. The observation of its innumerable weaves allows them to read the spirit that guides their action and thought.