Kalinago craft products
Kalinago Barana Autê offers visitors with absolutely the best shopping center for a large variety of traditionally made Kalinago craft items, and visitors can see life demonstrations of craft production.
It is believed that the Kalinago people transported the Larouma plant to Dominica from South America over 1000 years ago. As part of the culture of the Kalinago people, the plant was passed on form past to present generations and they natured the skills and creativity to weave extremely beautiful, valuable and functional craft out of it. These products include: bottles, baskets, caps, and hats, sifter, squeezer, mats and finger traps; which is weave by hands. More
Kalinago Barana Autê offers visitors the opportunity to shop from a wide range of Calabash products. The calabash are of the finest quality which have creative and traditional carvings on them which were made by the kalinagos. The calabash can be used for eating utensils or for decorations.
Calabash is widely used by the many Kalinagos and Dominican in general. More
One on the reasons why the Kalinagos is still remembered, is because of the pottery that they made using clay.
The kalinagos make pottery in many different styles according to the purpose for which it is being made. More
The coconut tree provides many things form the roots, to the trunk, flowers, fruits, leaves and the nuts. A large percentage of the Kalinago population is directly and indirectly dependent on coconut.
The Kalinago Barana Autê offers the opportunity to explore a large range of coconut products that evolves form the skills, creativity and tradition of the Kalinago people of Dominica. These products include crafts, eats, drinks and medicines. Mor