Gabu (Wild Yam)


Framed and ready to hang.

Gabu is our people’s main bush food to eat with fish, dugong and turtle meat.

Gabu is one of the many wild yams which grow on the islands. in the Western Torres Strait.

Other yams are called Kuthai, Buar, Gaine and Saur Gardens.

These ground vegetables are prepared just before the monsoon near natural spring sites or on little islands close to wild rainforests