4 What is the afro- colombianidad? Is the representation of a race that is directly descended from black Africans. This breed entered our country through the Spanish, who were brought as laborers for heavy work, as our Indians were not accustomed to heavy work.
8 CURRENT LOCATIONAfro-Colombians today are gone to live to major cities of Colombia, this is due to the guerrilla and crime have been forced to flee their homes.The departments with the highest percentage of Colombians are Chocó, the Archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina, Valle, Bolivar and Cauca
10 languageThe Spanish spoken by some Afro-Colombian communities is Palenquero of San Basilio de Palenque, in the department of Bolivar.
11 AFROCARIBEÑOSIn the Caribbean coast, African traditions have mixed with indigenous cultural traits, mestizos and Syrian-Lebanese. Thus, the culture of this region comes from multiple roots can be seen in music, religious rituals, customs, food and literature.
13 AFROANTIOQUEÑOSThe afroantioqueños initially inhabited the mining area of Antioquia, but have migrated to other municipalities in the last hundred years. Their habits are greatly influenced by cultural and economic dynamics of the Paisas.
15 AFROCHOCOANOSIn the department of Chocó, is a group with different customs to Raizal group, as inhabiting a different geographical context and have been influenced by indigenous communities in the region.
22 Mask of body paintingMost of the indigenous tribes wear masks or paint on the body for different reasons: to protect from the sun, to worship their God, to frighten their enemies, for they are the best way to be beautiful, is also used to distinguish within their classes, also with this they worshiped the dead, etc..