Mapoyo oral tradition and its symbolic reference points within their ancestral territory
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of))
- Inscribed in 2014 (9.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Title as submitted EN: The manioc (Manihot esculenta) is a root vegetable grown along the Mapoyo dwellings
that has great relevance in the community diet.
On a daily basis the new generations learn from the elders the knowledge and skills
associated with its production.