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RAINFOREST AND AFRICAN PYGMIES

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

Woman with a baby
PHOTO: Baka woman with a baby (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon).
SOUNDSCAPE: Baka children speaking and, in the background, elderly woman singing a jodel lullaby (Baka Pygmies of Cameroon)


"The women blow air onto the fires under the cooking pots, then set to work weaving baskets, seated outside the mouth of their hut. They slip back into the belly of the hut to breast feed their babies, sitting on the bed, which is a plant fibre mat spread over shredded banana leaves..."

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