Hitoma Indigenous Community

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Amazonas

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Hitoma Indigenous Community - Customs of the Huitoto

 

Photo by: Filiberto Pinzón / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Hitoma Indigenous Community

Tourists can visit the Hitoma Indigenous Community belonging to the Huitotos and take a guided tour given by the chief, who teaches them about the customs of his community and their efforts to preserve the land in which they live. Topics covered in this tour include: native religious thought and customs, longhouse construction, and the community’s relationship with animals and nature.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

On the itinerary for this region: viewing large water lilies in the Amazon and walking the streets of a town where there are no cars.