Wisdom of the Colombian Mamos

Glimpses at the South-American Arhuaco worldview and tradition of wisdom.

The Mamos are seers, clairvoyants, telepathists, clairaudients; they can foretell the time, and have in their own memory all that has happened through the centuries. It is as if someone talked to them.

Click here to read a brief selection of texts, or click here to read the entire collection, written by Arhuacos from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta [right-click the links to download].

What we are saying now we have not made up—we are teaching what we have been taught, so that the light may come some day. Therefore we speak the way our forefathers taught us.

For more information about the “older brothers” of the Colombian highlands and their plight, follow this link to Survival International.