Maria Coronado

María Coronado, from the Epieyu clan, Ahumado community near Riohacha, La Guajira, teaches crocheting at a rural school. While knowledge and skills were previously passed down within the community, this tradition is now at risk of fading away - especially young mothers living in larger urban centers and their vicinity are no longer interested in teaching crocheting techniques to their children.

Artesanias Renacer, José Nilson

Werrengue artifacts are crafted by a group of 35 women artists who belong to the larger community of 268 Wounaan people, led by José Nilson. They were displaced from the Chargpien Tordó indigenous reserve in Chocó due to violence. Unfortunately, Colombia has one of the largest internally displaced populations in the world, totaling 6.8 million by the end of 2022.

Roserver Mendoza

Roserver Mendoza, from the Zenú people, is continuing the ancient traditions of caña flecha art in Tuchin, Córdoba, where his entire family has been dedicated to working with various caña flecha crafts for over 20 years.