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Latin American Culture: 4 Things to Know About The Wayuu People

Latin American Culture: 4 Things to Know About The Wayuu People

The mix of Latin American culture has left a vibrant mark on the world, and the Wayuu people have contributed greatly. From their history, to their famous & sustainable Wayuu Mochila bags, they are nothing short of fascinating. Read about their art and learn what you can do to help share and preserve their culture.

How to be a Conscious Consumer

How to be a Conscious Consumer

The True Cost is a documentary that discusses the impact of fast fashion. It outlines the consequences of an industry that builds its profits by qu...

Fair Trade Fashion for Beginners

Fair Trade Fashion for Beginners

There's the organization, and then there's the principles behind it. This Beginner-friendly guide to Fair Trade Fashion will help you understand the difference; why it's important for you; and how fair trade, sustainability, and slow fashion relate.

How to Cope with COVID-19 using Indigenous Wisdom

How to Cope with COVID-19 using Indigenous Wisdom

Generally, a lot of negative feelings have aroused with the difficult pandemic situation we are currently facing, the uncertainty, threat and many ...

Impact of COVID-19 in the Wayuu Indigenous Community & How Can You Help!

Impact of COVID-19 in the Wayuu Indigenous Community & How Can You Help!

Our Artisans Need us More Than Ever! Our Wayuu artisans in La Guajira, Colombia have been very affected by the COVID-19 changes and challenges brou...

How do the Wayuu People Live- An Outsider's Perspective

How do the Wayuu People Live- An Outsider's Perspective

We traveled to the Guajira territory to highlight the importance of supporting the weaving industry and to learn more about the lives of the Wayuu people.

The Power of Color

The Power of Color

Have you ever thought about how colors and mood are connected? Research shows that colors can liven you up or calm you down, among myriads of other emotions. Understanding the specific impact of different colors will aid in your everyday decisions with your outfits, how you decorate, and what you choose to look at!

A Brief Study on Kunas’ Artisans

A Brief Study on Kunas’ Artisans

In April 2017, one of our Colombian friends, Carlos Cortes travelled to San Blas island in Panama and visited the largest existing Kuna community t...

Relationship of Mining & Indigenous Human Rights

Relationship of Mining & Indigenous Human Rights

As natural resources are depleted, indigenous people find themselves forced to defend their land with little to no support from local government...

The History Behind Colombian Molas

The History Behind Colombian Molas

  We do not pretend to know thoroughly the history of the Gunadale (better known as Kuna people) nor of their artwork: Molas. Like many indigenous...