WAORANI SERBATANA (BLOWGUN); WAORANI DART QUIVER WITH PIRAÑA TEETH FOR NOTCHING DART

Serbatanas or blowguns are made of chonta (ironwood) and can reach a length of up to 12-14 feet. Blowguns are sometimes acquired from specialists in other communities, but dart quivers or matiris are made exclusively by the user and are hardly ever traded or sold.
Curare, a paralytic made from a tree vine, is used to poison the tips of the darts.

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