Indigenous American ethnic group of the Guajira Peninsula

The Wayúu are a tribe of native people living in La Guajira Peninsula, between Colombia and Venezuela.


The Wayúu live in La Guajira Peninsula in Colombia and Venezuela. La Guajira Peninsula is on the Caribbean Sea coast. The two main rivers that flow through this area are; the Racheria River in Colombia and El Limon River in Venezuela. The Wayúu and other people that live there create ponds to keep water stored from the rain season.