|1. Bulu Mvet player|
Bantu and Ubangians
(Rainforest of Camerun,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: fragment of a Fang dance
from a small village in northern Gabon.
|2. Bangandu mud huts along a forest road.|
3. Coro femminile Fang, in una chiesa cattolica.
|6. - 7. Bakota candidate to the circumcision rite,|
together with her sister, during a ceremonial
dance (left). Bakota girl with painted face (right).
Bakota circumcision rite
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 neighbors (Bantu and Ubangians), with photos and ethnographic notes (Rainforest of Camerun, Gabon and Congo).
Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/baka/neighboring-peoples.php
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka Pygmy people live, is 23:18. 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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