N°08816
Element 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.