ID # panedrua7
Copyright 2001 - Jean-Philippe Soule
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Country: Panama   /   Village: Embera Drua
Ethnic Group: Embera & Wounan   /   Feature: Food & Drinks

Caption:

A woman uses water to lubricate the moving parts of a sugar cane press before use. The rollers are tightly squeezed by crude vices on the side axis points so as to extract juice from the cane with maximum efficiency. It is nearly impossible to move the rollers of a dry press. 

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