A Pwi pwi is type of miniature raft, native to Dominica. They were carved out of tree trunks, usually Bois Canon (Cecropia peltata) [1]by the Kalinago people, very simple in design, used for inshore fishing for fish, lobster, shellfish and conch.[2]


  1. ^ Honychurch, Lennox (1995). The Dominica story: a history of the island. Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-333-62776-1. Retrieved 25 June 2011.
  2. ^ Crask, Paul (18 October 2011). Dominica, 2nd. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 13. ISBN 978-1-84162-356-6. Retrieved 25 June 2011.

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