WAYUU TRIBE. AUTHENTIC HANDMADE MOCHILA BAGS |The Wayuu (pronounced "Wah-You") people are indigenous Latin American’s inhabiting the desert of La Guajira Peninsula bordering Colombia & Venezuela. A matrilineal clans, the Wayuu carry their mother's last name, making the women the center of the family & cultural leaders. Each mother teaches her daughter to weave & crochet, keeping the tradition as alive and vibrant. To the Wayuu, weaving is a symbol of wisdom, intelligence, and creativity.