The inhabitants of Cuba, Trinidad, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico are the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean and are the heart of Ojala Threads. The symbols of their products that make up the logos represents their identity and are meant to celebrate the Hispanic culture. Ojala Threads has apparel for infants/kids, totes and gifts and you can shop by logo with indigenous stories.
There are several logos to choose from and they range from Taino icons of the people, lands and ‘today’. The logo on my bag is El Camino. The El Camino collection is quoted below:
“The inspiration behind this design is the current immigration debate in the United States. The role of wise folk has not changed throughout the ages. It is to them that we look to for guidance… the three kings were that during the times of Jesus. Who are today’s wise men and women?“
The face mask above is the Coqui logo. The Puerto Rican coqui (pronounced ko-kee) is a small arboreal frog that’s brown, yellow, or green in color. It is their National symbol. It is said that the frog of legend The coquí was here long before any humans came to the island, so they have the longest history, and perhaps they sing each night because they have so much to say. This mask is much more than a cute frog logo! Wear it proudly!
If you need Holiday gift ideas that celebrate heritage, shop Ojala Threads for gift ideas!