According to the story, the spider or Wale' Kerü taught the Wayúu woman to weave

For over 500 years, the Wayuu people have preserved their colorful tradition of weaving as a symbol of dedicated resilience and strength. This weaving knowledge—passed down from mother to daughter for generations—is expressed through beautiful bags.

The Statement Wayuu bag

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Because many people from the indigenous Wayuu community have little or no access to education, many families continue to rely on this tradition for their income, and we are committed to promoting fair trade for Wayuu women by providing sustainable access to the global marketplace