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Fishing Basket By Mehinako


BY Incausa

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Discover the Fishing Basket by Mehinako, a masterpiece handwoven from Buriti Fiber, showcasing the rich culture and artisanal skill of the Mehinako people from Brazil's Upper Xingu region. Known for their sustainable living practices and profound connection to nature, the Mehinako use natural resources like the durable moriche palm to create eco-friendly and robust tools, blending functionality with artistry.

This basket is more than a fishing tool; it's a piece of Mehinako heritage, designed for the traditional fishing methods of the Xingu rivers. Refined over generations, its craftsmanship reflects the Mehinako's deep relationship with their environment, standing as a vibrant testament to their skilled artistry and cultural legacy.

Owning a Fishing Basket by Mehinako means embracing the story, wisdom, and spirit of a community living in harmony with nature. This handwoven treasure not only serves its practical purpose but also brings the beauty and enduring legacy of the Mehinako into your home, connecting you to a way of life where nature and culture intertwine.

Each Fishing Basket is 100% handmade, making every piece a one-of-a-kind work of art. The item you receive may vary slightly from the pictures.


Length: 17"-20"
Width: 15"-19"
Height: 5"-8"

Materials & Construction

Buriti Fiber

Responsible Design

Incausa is a for-profit company with social impact at its core. All products are assembled and shipped from their headquarters workshop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. They source from the finest, fair-trade producers who have operated for many years and are experienced in making premium products. With their Indigenous pro-bono mission, Incausa transforms customers into benefactors, which allows them to grow truly sustainable giving efforts rather than depending on fundraising for support. 100% of the wholesale price is relayed to the artisan.

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meet the maker: Incausa

Incausa collaborates with artisans, villages and associations of eight different native ethnicities in the Amazon Basin. They act as a non-profit patron, subsidizing logistics and production, developing sustainable retail and wholesale market-placements.

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