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RAINFOREST AND AFRICAN PYGMIES

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

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


"Children terrified by the Spirit of the Forest hide in the women's clothes, clutch at their breasts, and suck at the milk as hard as they can. One day, they too will go off with the great Spirit. On that day, they will become men..."

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