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Video: British Volunteer Takes Part in Cassava Processing Activity in Rewa Village, North Rupununi

November 10, 2022 guyanagy 0

For the indigenous peoples of Guyana, cassava is a staple, and they use it in various ways. Using a matapee, the liquid is squeezed from the grated cassava. This is used to make cassareep – a preservative that is both nutritious, delicious, and keeps food edible over long periods of time. The solid byproduct is then processed into farine – a food product that is popular in Region 9 and neighboring Brazil. Farine, a high-energy food product, is often eaten with meat, rice, fish etc, and it carries a very long shelf life.

Video: The Kumu Falls In Kumu Village, Region 9

November 7, 2022 guyanagy 0

The Kumu Falls is a refreshing waterfall about 15 miles from the town of Lethem in Region 9. Its moderate flow and shallow waters allow for a very interactive and refreshing experience. In this video, filmed around January, 2018, a Colombian and Brazilian tourist enjoy the magnificence of the Kumu Falls.