These are shots that were taken on a trip to La Guajira where the Wayuu people originate from and where they make the Wayuu Mochila Bag. These bags are 100% handmade by traditional weavers. A bag can take up to 15 days to make depending on the other duties a woman may have. These bags are bought by a community representative at a Fair Trade Price. This helps to create a sustainable economic environment fore the Wayuu in difficult circumstances.
The Wayuu (colombia), an Amerindian ethnic group of the La Guajira Peninsula in northern Colombia and northwest Venezuela. They were never subjugated by the Spanish. Today they are known for their colourful traditional artworks made out of fabric.
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