Bakola men, women and children
(BaKola Pygmies / BaGyeli Pygmies of Cameroon)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: camp in the Cameroonian rainforest
at sunset; in the background, cylindrical single-skin
drum and rainforest sounds (Bakola Pygmies of Cameroon).
|5. Bakola woman|
with an elaborate
|6. Bakola man|
in front of a
canopy of leaves.
|7. Bakola child|
with wet face, while
he is washed in a
|8. Bakola children in a rainforest camp.|
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.
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the BaKola-BaGyeli Pygmy people live, is 23:42. 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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