Mama Tierra uses GOTS-certified cotton yarn. Since most indigenous textiles are made from plastic-based yarns, the production of the Mama Tierra accessories, avoids using fossil-fuel by-products contributing to a reduction in plastic waste in indigenous land. Machine washable, handwash cycle only. Make it lie flat on a drying rack or hang to air dry.
Parcels are dispatched within 2 days only after receipt of payment. Parcels are shipped with Swiss Post or UPS. Delivery times are within 5 working days in Switzerland and 10 plus days in and outside Europe, depending on the courier’s policy.
As a charity project, each return is a challenge. Therefore, returns are only accepted in case of damaged goods within 7 days after receiving the order, with exceptions. Sales are final, cannot be returned.
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3 in stock (can be backordered)
Sustainable handmade bags by Wayuu indigenous women in Colombia. Made of GOTS certified organic cotton.
The Tribal Design
The Catholic missionaries taught the Wayuu indigenous people how to crochet. Their traditional designs are based on animal tracks, food sources or star constellations. Dreams are also great sources of inspiration for the creations, because according to the Wayuu culture, the indigenous people communicate with the deceased in their dreams.
Our Tribal Tote impact:
Using the crochet technique, indigenous women in Colombia have lovingly handcrafted these resistant accessories, stitch by stitch.
girls and women
You can save and change lives with your purchase.
Human rights activists founded Mama Tierra in 2015 to promote gender equality for indigenous women in Colombia and Venezuela while protecting Mother Earth. Thus, Mama Tierra's accessories empower not only those who wear them, but especially those who make them.