In this section you can discover outside material such as videos of Kaxinawa rituals, articles about the Almshouse, and a link to a downloadable Kaxinawa learning video game!
The online exhibit includes additional Kaxinawa weapons not displayed in the physical museum. Learn about each item by scrolling through the gallery.
A rectangular palm bark war club with triangular indention at bottom and areas of pink, black, and white (with design) string decoration along the long, carved top part of the handle. These decorations continue along the rest of the handle.Notes on accession card:"Type used for warfare or clubbing wild pigs."
A large cotton fishnet consisting of a large wooden circle attached to heavy pink, white, and blue string woven wide then into a tapering bag and decorated with pink, blue, orange, and black dyes.
A wooden machete adorned with a stained black and brownish design, with a razor grass-decorated handle, and feathers. The blade is straight edged and has a slanted tip.Notes on accession card:"Use: In initiation rites for ceremonial clearing of the field