|1. Baka fisherman|
on a pirogue
retrieving fishing nets.
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: a paddle hitting the water, moving by pirogue
in a rainforest river; in the background, bird and insect calls.
|2. Pirogue trip in a rainforest river|
for net fishing.
3. Returning from fishing on a pirogue.
|4. Baka fisherman|
cleaning up a fishing
net, after the recovery
of the fish.
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 16:18. 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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