Photo gallery with soundscapes from Luis Devin's field research

BAKOYA PYGMIES AND BAKOTA - DANCES AND SONGS (GABON)

Photo Diary of the fieldwork in Central Africa


Dances and songs, from Luis Devin's fieldwork in Central Africa (Bakoya Pygmies and Bakota, Gabon)
Recording a Bakota Dance for a circumcision rite (up);
Bakoya people singing (down) (Bakoya Pygmies and Bakota, Gabon).

Soundscape: polyphonic song recorded in a Bakoya village
in the rainforest of Gabon (Bakoya Pygmies of Gabon).




Photo gallery of Luis Devin's field research, with soundscapes from the camps and African rainforest.
Section: Bakoya Pygmies and Bakota (Bantu) of Gabon.

      Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/fieldwork/photo-diary.php?photo=37       Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka and the other Pygmy peoples live, is 23:19.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).