This is the sacred ritual of pounding the awa root into a liquid. Here we see the design of the plant and the roots and leaves that create the 'Awa'. It is a potent drink set aside to slightly ferment and is drunk as a spiritual ceremony. Great reverence as well as commodore ensues. These ceremonies involve sitting in a circle to have each individual taste and experiences the celebration. At times, this can be a simple and casual setting as well among friends.
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