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Wayuu Mochila Hand Bags

It was love at first sight with the Wayuu Mochilas.  Nina explained how the bags were handmade by an indigenous tribe run by woman who lived near the sea in northern Colombia.  I imagined the Wayuu as a tribe of mermaids, hand weaving these intricate bags🧜‍♀️ in their matriarchal society, running the show and telling the men folk what to do.  

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