Colombia

Participant Portfolios / Amazonian Rainforest

Raquel Andoque Andoque

Andoque ceramicist, weaver, cook, singer, dancer, Araracuara

Raquel Andoque specializes in weaving chambira fiber for bracelets and chinchorros (traditional hammocks). In her Aduche community, she is also involved in ceramic making, food preparation, childcare, and carring for the chagra (garden).

Raquel Andoque Andoque

Raquel Andoque weaves a bracelet next to María Rosa Yucuna who is decorating a bowl.
Photo courtesy of Embassy of Colombia in Washington, D.C.

Raquel Andoque Andoque

Raquel Andoque Andoque cooks cassava bread.
Photo courtesy of Embassy of Colombia in Washington, D.C.