|1. Bakoya woman|
painted in red
for a ritual.
(BaKoya Pygmies of Gabon)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: voices in a rainforest village, during
a public ceremony (Bakoya Pygmies and Bakota of Gabon).
|3. Bakoya woman|
with painted face.
|4. Elderly Bakoya woman|
with an eye affected
|5. Young Bakoya girl|
with painted face and
an arm in a sling.
|7. - 8. Elderly Bakoya women with painted face.|
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 BaKoya pygmy people live, is 20:19. It's night time. 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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