|1. Hut without walls|
where people meet to
discuss, smoke, eat, etc.
Villages and Huts
Bakoya (Pygmies) and Bakota
(Bantu) architectural models
(Rainforest of Gabon)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: tropical rainforest sounds (Central Africa).
|2. Bakoya Pygmy huts adjacent to a Bakota village;|
in the background, banana trees and rainforest vegetation.
|3. - 4. Mud huts of the Bakoya Pygmies and Bakota (Bantu).|
|5. Bakota mud hut|
with a rectangular plan:
an architectural model
also adopted by the
along the tracks
|6. Huts of mud and wood, in a village along a|
big track that crosses the gabonese rainforest.
7. Huts along a track; in the background,
behind the houses, a banana plantation.
Rain forest roads and tracks
|8. Mud hut with a veranda.|
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|Villages of the Bakoya Pygmies, with photos and ethnographic notes|
(Rainforest of Gabon).
Materials: 8 photos, 1 audio recording, descriptive notes, .
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/bakoya/villages.asp
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25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).
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