fish trap

Fish trap (Bedamuni: sénégabo). A cigar-shaped object made from Sago Palm leaves and used to catch small fish and crayfish (menabo, kesoro). The trap is filled with mud and bait and is left on the bottom of a shallow river. A piece of liana or rope is knotted to the handle and secured to a tree. Traps like these are mainly used by women but may be used by men too.

This example was made by Gôseme.

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