(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Baka children's voices in a
rainforest camp (Baka Pygmies of Cameroon).
|3. Elderly woman comforting|
her granddaughter at the
camp, while her parents
are in the rainforest
searching for food and
|4. Elderly head of|
the family with one
of her numerous great-
grandchildren on her knees.
|5. Young father with|
son in his arms.
|6. Baka woman rubbing|
a traditional remède
on her son's skin.
|8. Baka girl taking care of her|
niece, while her brother and sister
in law are in the rainforest
searching for food.
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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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka Pygmy people live, is 22:39. 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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