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

BAKA PYGMIES - WILD YAMS (CAMEROON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


Wild yams, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon)
Baka children with wild yams, coming back from a gathering trip in the rainforest (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon).

"Le foglie si schiudono. Ogni foglia contiene meraviglie che solo un Baka può comprendere veramente..."

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


Soundscape: Baka children's voices in a
rainforest camp (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=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 19:05.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).