|1. Making of a woven pannier|
with plant fibers derived
from liana plants.
Other Daily Activities
(basket and mat weaving, gathering
and preparation of food, etc.)
(BaKola Pygmies / BaGyeli Pygmies of Cameroon)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: edible seed comminution on a wooden
chopping board (Bakola Pygmies of Cameroon).
|2. Bakola child with wooden|
chopping board, inside a hut.
3. Pygmy stone chopping board with pebble
to crumble seeds and other vegetables.
|4. Gathering of leaves,|
giant land snails,
firewood and other
plants and animals
|5. Caterpillar soup, in a pot on the fire.|
6. Freshly caught river shrimps in a basket.
Rainforest rivers and streams
|7. Gathering of wild fruits|
and other edible vegetables
along a path near the camp.
Rainforest wild fruits
|8. Moving on a pirogue along a river|
in the Cameroonian rainforest.
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the BaKola-BaGyeli Pygmy people live, is 00:55. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).Go to the Other Pygmy Peoples section index
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