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Cutting pandanus strips to the same size

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Yaʔ Dunəy cuts her pandanus strips to the same length

Funding

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

History

Session

C01

Rights owner

Yaʔ Dunəy

Description alt

Yaʔ Dunəy ʔoʔ br–ʔanam

Cultural group

Batek

Participants

Yaʔ Dunəy

Country

Malaysia

Place

Tembeling, Jerantut District

Techniques of production

Cut-cut

Materials

Leaf-pandanus leaf

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

Preparing pandanus for weaving

Date of creation

2022-08-01

Unique ID

2019SG06-C01-0007

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