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"guajira" is a region in colombia, home of the wayuu indigenous community.
the wayuu are still going through a humanitarian crisis that includes drought, hunger and death, especially of the children population.
"la guajira" is a beautiful land with unbelievable landscapes, fashion and indigenous ancient TRADITIONS. but most than everything, the wonderful wayuu people is their best asset.
the wayuu speak their traditional language: wayunaiki and produce wonderful embroideries in garments and the popular wayuu bags.
What is the first thing in your mind when you watch these bright colours?
Discover the Guajira Project through experimental trailers revolving the WAYUU CULTURE AND THE fashion IN THE contemporary world
Sindy is a 25-year-old lady, original from Riohacha, Guajira. She defends her indigenous culture traditions more than anything
Liseth is a 13-year-old girl, living in Mayapo, Guajira, that has a very powerful imagination
TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE WAYUU COMMUNITY PLEASE CONTACT US
DIANA IS A COLOMBIAN FILMMAKER WHO TRANSLATED THE WAYUU CULTURE INTO AN EXPERIMENTAL FASHION FILM
THE WAYUU ECONOMIC SITUATION IS BASED ON WEAVING ARTISANAL PIECES TO SELL TO COLOMBIAN AND FOREIGN TURISTS