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Photo gallery with soundscapes from Luis Devin's field research

BAMILÉKÉ AND BAMOUN (WESTERN CAMEROON)

Photo Diary of the fieldwork in Central Africa


Bamiléké and Bamoun, from Luis Devin's fieldwork in Central Africa (Western Cameroon)
Top: heating of a Bamiléké drum skin, Bamoun players of Algaita and double-skin drums.
Bottom: audio recordings of Bamiléké ritual dances (Western Cameroon).

Soundscape: fragment of a Bamiléké dance during a ritual ceremony
at the Bafoussan Chef palace (Western Cameroon).




Photo gallery of Luis Devin's field research, with soundscapes from the camps and African rainforest.
Section: Other Peoples and Places of Central Africa.

      Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/fieldwork/photo-diary.php?photo=44       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 22:48.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).