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Biographies History Indigenous Peoples

Who was Cacique Catia?

Cacique Catia was a great strategist and a Piache with great knowledge in the healing arts. He liked to teach young warriors and among them was the immortal Cacique Tiuna. Cacique Catia exercised his command from the row occupied by Los Mariches, following the entire mountain range surrounding Caracas to the coast. The Indigenous Catia […]

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Biographies History Indigenous Peoples

Who was Cacique Arichiuna?

Arichiuna was a warrior who belonged to the tribe of the Jiraharas, who located its radius of action in the region of what is known today as the states of Lara and part of Yaracuy. He was formed under the orders of Cacique Queipa and when he died, he was selected to command the tribe […]

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Typical Dishes

Venezuelan Hallacas: Our Christmas’ dish

The same way American think of Stuffed Turkey for Christmas Eve’s dinner, Venezuelans think of Hallacas. Although it may seem like a simple tamale, the taste is completely different and the preparation takes around 3 days. So, the process brings families together to make dozens for the whole season. What are Venezuelan Hallacas? The Venezuelan […]

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Typical Dishes Venezuelan Gastronomy

Venezuelan Cachapas – All you want to know

Cachapas are a very similar dish to pancakes. The only difference is that the main ingredient is corn instead of wheat. Also, it is stuffed with butter and cheese, instead of using maple or fruit. The flavor of cachapa is a mix of the corn sweetness with the salty cheese. It is a little difficult to imagine […]