Category: Anthropology

🎥 ¿Qué es un Palabrero Wayuu? | La Guajira . Episodio 5

En este episodio hablamos con Jose Luis Pushaina, indígena Wayuu y experto en la cultura y las tradiciones de éste pueblo. Nos explica la jerarquía y organización del pueblo wayuu, y nos aclara quienes son los palabreros, nombrados Patrimonio Cultural e Inmaterial de la UNESCO. ► Descubre Colombia: http://www.colombiaphotoexpeditions.com

🎥 ¿Qué es un Piache Wayuu? | La Guajira . Episodio 4

En este episodio hablamos con Jose Luis Pushaina, indígena Wayuu y experto en la cultura y las tradiciones de éste pueblo. Nos explica qué es un Piache, o curandero Wayuu. ► Descubre Colombia: http://www.colombiaphotoexpeditions.com

Campaña Trueque: Emprendimiento Indígena

El pueblo indígena kankuamo, es uno de los cuatros pueblos de la Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, ubicado al norte de Colombia, cerca de la ciudad de Valledupar. Tiene una población general de 26.000 habitantes y comprende 12 comunidades (Guatapurí; Chemesquemena, Atanquez, Las Flores, Mojao, Haticos, Rancho Goya, Ramalito, La Mina, Rioseco y Murillo). La población Kankuama ha sufrido múltiples afectaciones a sus formas … Read More Campaña Trueque: Emprendimiento Indígena

Corpus Christi in Atanquez 🎥 Colombia: Kankuamo Territory | Episode1

In this episode, we explore the celebration of the Corpus Christi in Atanquez, located within the Kankuamo Territory in the Departamento del Cesar in Colombia. This celebration is critical for the community and its history, since it intermingles the still strong Catholic heritage and the distant past of the indigenous community, despite the criticism that some Christian Kankuamo do to the Roman Catholic tradition. … Read More Corpus Christi in Atanquez 🎥 Colombia: Kankuamo Territory | Episode1

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Do They Really Eat Fat-Bottomed Ants?

You may have heard of this Colombian delicacy, specifically from the Santander region. But if not, be prepared to be an expert. First and foremost, what ARE hormigas culonas? The direct translation means fat-bottomed ant. Yep, ants! Fun facts: -These small creatures live mainly in the Barichara, Bucaramanga & San Gil areas -These female ants leave their hill only once a year to go … Read More Do They Really Eat Fat-Bottomed Ants?

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Have You Ever wondered about the Origins of La Salsa Caleña?

Learn about the history and origins of La Salsa Caleña in this Spanish interview with Benhur Lozada. Sound was recorded by visual anthropologist and photographer Kike Calvo. If you happen to use the content of this interview as research for a blog post or an article, please do credit us. I invite you to listen to the interview, but also to check our suggested … Read More Have You Ever wondered about the Origins of La Salsa Caleña?

Colombian Marimba Player Esteban Copete

This is the first post in the Colombia Audiograph Series by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo combines audio recordings and documentary photographs, sharing interesting stories, sounds, research, interviews and thoughts about Colombia. This article belongs to the author’s lifelong series The Güepajé Project. Who: Esteban Copete What: Colombian Marimba Player, Founder of Kinteto Pacifico Where: Cali Grandson of the iconic Colombian composer Petronio Alvarez, Esteban Copete, born in Choco, is one … Read More Colombian Marimba Player Esteban Copete

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Protected: Masks of the World: Barranquilla Carnival 2019

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The Ethnobotany of Eden

Geographer Robert A. Voeks’s new book will soon be available. In the mysterious and pristine forests of the tropics, a wealth of ethnobotanical panaceas and shamanic knowledge promises cures for everything from cancer and AIDS to the common cold. To access such miracles, we need only to discover and protect these medicinal treasures before they succumb to the corrosive forces of the modern world. … Read More The Ethnobotany of Eden

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Pilar: Little Explorer, Big World

Pilar: Little Explorer, Big World. Children Book Series. Crowdfunding Project with GoFundMe. It’s been a dream of mine to develop a series of books that will inspire and educate children, with a special emphasis on empowering young girls to dream big, and to understand they should aim for the stars to pursue their goals. With your help, this book series could become a reality, allowing me to inspire children and to help parents around the world.

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Barranquilla Carnival: Who lives it, is who enjoys it!

The carnival is the second largest in the world, second only to Rio de Janeiro. In 2003, it was named one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Colombia Photo Expeditions offers you the best photo tours to capture this event.

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The Güepajé Project

The Güepajé Project is a collection of photographs craft with a true love for cultural diversity and traditions, with the humble attempt to visually preserve expressions, that one day, may be well gone.