|1. Bakola hut|
in a forest camp.
Camps and Huts
(BaKola Pygmies / BaGyeli Pygmies of Cameroon)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: tropical rainforest sounds (Central Africa).
|2. Huts of a village along a river.|
|3. River mooring near a forest camp.|
|4. Interior of a Bakola mud hut,|
with fireplace, shelf for firewood
and meat smoking, oil lamp
and woven plant fiber pannier
to transport food and materials
from the rainforest.
and material culture
|5. Mud hut (left) and leaves hut (right).|
|6. Reed structure of a Bakola mud house.|
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the BaKola-BaGyeli Pygmy people live, is 23:11. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).Go to the Other Pygmy Peoples section index
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