Photo gallery with soundscapes and quotes from the book The Forest Has You

BAKA PYGMIES - BARK CLOTH (CAMEROON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


Bark cloth, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon)
Bark cloth, used by the Baka and other Pygmy peoples
until a few decades ago (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon).

"Altri mi portano dei doni, una piccola pentola di argilla fatta proprio come una volta, un tessuto di corteccia battuta, strumenti musicali che non osavo neanche chiedere..."

Luis Devin, The Forest Has You. Story of an Initiation
Italian edition: La foresta ti ha. Storia di un'iniziazione
(Castelvecchi - LIT Edizioni)


Soundscape: flowing river in the African rainforest.



Photo gallery about African Pygmies and the rainforest, with soundscapes from pygmy camps and the forest.

      Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/rainforest-pygmies/photo-gallery.php?photo=33       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 04:42.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).