Little Brother Big Brother Arhuaca Mochila
These Arhuaca Bags come from the Arhuaco tribe of the Colombian region of the Sierra Nevada. These bags are a traditional prayer for the men and women of the tribe, made with 100% local wool harvested from animals they raise themselves. Each bag is unique and its design reflects Indigenous beliefs and customs, depicting themes of nature such as rivers, mountains and animals all of which are revered by the Arhuaco People. These bags are an ancient tradition and all of them represent Mother Earth and fertility the design and way they are made. Due to the material and quality as well as the type of stitch being more detailed and taking more time, our Arhuaca bags are more pricey than our Wayuu bags. But don’t be fooled—these bags will last FOREVER and are well worth the investment. Plus you can easily throw it in the washer in cold water and they come out like new.
Unique Prayer of this Bag: The Arhuaco tribe are a wise people with heightened spiritual awareness and connection to God. Their way of life is based on a worship of the Earth and custodianship of Mother Nature. They consider themselves to be “older brothers” to the western world and to the rest of humanity. Their tradition has been one of the most preserved and kept secret in these times of globalization, living in near isolation for the past 5 decades. However, they feel a great responsibility to begin to share their wisdom and reverence for the Earth and to help restore harmony for the planet. It is for this reason that they have started sharing their wisdom and traveling outside of their territories to help us, their younger brothers. This big holds the prayer for a connection and blessing from the ancient primordial wisdom of the tribe to come and bless your life, bringing you greater awareness & consciousness.
Measurements: 11″ x 11″
“The Younger Brother is damaging the world. He is on the path to destruction. He must understand and change his ways, or the world will die…”
~Arhuaco Mamo Luis Guillermo Izquierdo