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Carrying the pandanus leaves

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Jamilah carries the strips on her head

Funding

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

History

Session

C01

Rights owner

Yaʔ Dunəy

Description alt

Jamilah ʔoʔ juɲɔŋ yoh hakeʔ ʔoʔ

Cultural group

Batek

Participants

Yaʔ Dunəy, Jamilah

Country

Malaysia

Place

Tembeling, Jerantut District

Materials

Leaf-pandanus leaf, Fibre-vine fibre

Cultural context/event

Resource collection

Location

Forest

Temporality

Pandanus must be collected before the mid-afternoon or you risk breaking taboos that incur madness. It can also only be collected at certain times of year related to when certain cicadas are calling, and it cannot be collected if certain spells have been done in the village.

Intent

To collect pandanus for weaving

Date of creation

2022-08-01

Unique ID

2019SG06-C01-0014

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