Glossary of Traditional Caribbean Craft Materials - M
Caribbean artisans have used similar natural resources in fashioning traditional crafts and preparing local foods. Yet these materials are often known by different names throughout the region.
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A week of annual national festivities and celebrations surrounding Republic Day, February 23. The word was borrowed from the Arawakan term masaramani ‘voluntary work done cooperatively’.
An elongated, basket-work cylinder used for squeezing the juice from grated cassava thereby expelling the poison