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RAINFOREST AND AFRICAN PYGMIES

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

Food preparation
PHOTO: Woman preparing food outside a leaf hut, in a rainforest camp (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon).
SOUNDSCAPE: pangolin scales crackling on the fire. In the background, Baka camp and rainforest sounds (Baka Pygmies of Cameroon)


"The group share out the food they have gathered during the day. Women and children move around the camp carrying steaming pots and hunks of meat and fish wrapped in leaves. The food moves from one hut to another following precise routes, pathways that can be explained only by the relationships, of family or of friendship, existing between the people of the group..."

Luis Devin, The Forest Has You
(La foresta ti ha - Castelvecchi/LIT Edizioni)