|1. Gathering of plant fibers|
for the making of woven
mats and baskets.
in the African rainforest
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: tropical rainforest sounds (Central Africa).
|4. Large leaves of Marantaceae|
plants for the making of a shelter.
|5. Firewood stacked on the ground|
in a Baka forest camp.
|6. Baka woman with a|
machete, a knife and a
large pannier for the
gathering of food and
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/material-gathering.php
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka Pygmy people live, is 12:00. 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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