Bow & Crossbow Hunting
Hunters and hunted animals
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Greater Spot-nosed Monkey vocalizations
(Cercopithecus nictitans). In the background, African rainforest sounds.
|3. Baka children sitting around|
a just-caught Guereza Colobus.
|4. Red-tailed Monkey|
|5. Baka hunter preparing|
the poison for bow
and crossbow arrows.
|6. Hunter with bow|
and poisoned arrows
in front of a leaf hut.
|7. Luis Devin with a Baka hunter|
leaving for a crossbow hunt.
Music anthropologist and writer, he has carried out field research in central Africa, where he lived with the Baka Pygmies and other forest peoples, whose music, rituals and survival strategies he has been studying for more than a decade.www.luisdevin.comwww.facebook.com/LuisDevin
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Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/baka/crossbow-hunting.php
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka Pygmy people live, is 22:12. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).Go to the Baka Pygmies section index
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