Esperaara Siapidaara Ethnicity
Cuatro Tetas LF was Born in the Canaan Indigenous Community, Guapi (Cauca- Colombia) as a family business and a productive activity, but over time “Cuatro Tetas LF promotes the participation of both men and women and the activity becomes more productive and the economic retribution more prolific. Unemployment in Guapi (Cauca) is frequent; therefore, by involving the members, men and women of the family to work, it guarantees an acceptable income for each family in the community.
With materials given by nature, they make large and small baskets, any baskets and fabrics, baskets, two tits, hip flasks, half pouch baskets, tubular baskets, towel holders, terlenkas baskets, wallets, bins, vases, hats, fans, bread baskets, fruit bowls and many other products made with vegetable fiber Chocolatillo and straw Teapot.
Men Nowadays provide support to women in the extraction of the raw material, processing it and weaving it. Once they have a good understanding of the process, they participate in every part of it. Currently there are 12 men as capable as the 20 women to produce pieces of Chocolatillo and Teapot straw from the beginning of the production chain to the end.