|1. Baka girl with a|
bunch of plantains.
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: tropical rainforest sounds (Central Africa).
|4. Baka woman returning|
from a forest plantation
with a bunch of plantains.
|6. Small manioc plantation|
behind a Baka Pygmy camp.
|7. Tobacco plants grown among|
the Baka Pygmy huts.
|8. - 9. Cultivation with the slash-and-burn method.|
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
HOME SECTION INDEX BACKBaka Pygmy cultivations, with photos and ethnographic notes (Baka Pygmies of Cameroon, Gabon and Congo).
Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/baka/cultivations.php
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka Pygmy people live, is 18:40. 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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