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

BAKA PYGMIES - FOREST COOKING (CAMEROON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


Forest cooking, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon)
Baka girl chopping vegetables on a cutting board in front of a mud hut (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon).

"Le donne preparano ignami selvatici all'olio di palma, pesce condito con una crema di arachidi fresche. Plantani abbrustoliti. E spiedini di bruco. Non mi sono mai piaciuti, eppure so che mi mancheranno..."

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


Soundscape: pangolin scales crackling on the fire. In the background,
Baka camp and rainforest sounds (Baka Pygmies of Cameroon).




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=36       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 20:02.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).