Hugo Jamioy Juagibioy

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Hugo Jamioy Juagibioy
Born Hugo Jesús Jamioy Juagibioy[1]
Waman Tabanók, Colombia[2]
Occupation Poet
Nationality Kamentsa, Colombian
Genre poetry

Hugo Jesús Jamioy Juagibioy (born 1971) is a Colombian poet and storyteller.[1] He is an indigenous person from Colombia, who belongs to the Kamëntsa people.


Jamioy was born in Waman Tabanók (which translated to "Our sacred place of origin"), located in the Valley of Sibundoy, Putumayo department.[2]


Jamioy has studied Agronomic Engineering at the University of Caldas.[2]


The Colombian Ministry of Culture awarded Jamioy a National Research Grant in 2006.[3] In 2013, he participated in the Smithsonian Institution's Folklife Festival in Washington, DC.[1]

Published works[edit]

  • Mi fuego y mi humo, mi tierra y mi sol (1999). Infección Editores, Facultad de Derecho Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales, Dirección de Bienestar Universitario, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota.
  • No somos gente (2000) edition from the author. 2000.
  • Bínÿbe Oboyejuayëng. Danzantes del Viento (2010). Bogota: Ministerio de Cultura.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Colombia." Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Retrieved 11 Jan 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d Rendón, Fernando. "Colombia: Hugo Jamioy Juagibioy." Poetry International Rotterdam. Retrieved 11 Jan 2014.
  3. ^ "Hugo Jamioy Juagibioy Poeta." Taringa! Retrieved 11 Jan 2014. (Spanish)
  4. ^ Cibreiro and López 154


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