While women specialize in making baskets and mats of pandanus leaves (Pandanus spp.), men usually make the rattan (Calamus spp.) baskets. This man is making an openwork rattan basket for leaching poison out of a species of poisonous yam (Dioscorea hispida).
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Basket making -- Malaysia -- Kelantan., Batek (Malaysian people) -- Implements., Lebir River (Malay)