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„Jiet (Female)“

from the gallery of David Hernández-Palmar

Weaving is an intricate part of the Wayuu women's lives. It is a medium to express their creativity, and wisdom. When Wayuu women reach puberty they are taught the sacred art of weaving and is given the right to continue their ancestral art. Photo taken in Uribia, La Guajira, Colombia in 2006.

Native Indigenous Young Lady, native woman, tribal woman, aboriginal woman, indigenous woman, indian woman,

Picture ID: 56829a6
Heidrun Carola Herrmann 2011-10-29 22:27:52 UTC
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