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Pygmy peoples


A pygmy is a member of an ethnic group whose average height is unusually short ; anthropologists define pygmy as a member of any group where adult men are ...

'Pygmies' - Survival International


There are many different 'Pygmy' peoples living across a huge area of central Africa. The 'Pygmies' are forest dwellers, and know the forest, its plants and its ...

Pygmy - New World Encyclopedia


Comparative height of a Pygmy man (right) and a European man (left). .... The Baka. The Baka Pygmies inhabit the rain forests of Cameroon, Congo, and Gabon.

The Pygmies' Plight | People & Places | Smithsonian


Some 50 Pygmies of the Baka clan lead me single file through a steaming rain forest in Cameroon. Scrambling across tree trunks over streams, we hack through  ...

A Short History of African Pygmies | Science | AAAS


Feb 5, 2009 ... Forest People. An encounter between Aka pygmies and a woman who is not a pygmy in the Central African Republic in 1983. Serge Bahuchet.

Pygmy People - The Africa Guide


About the Pygmy people who live in central and western Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, ...

Pygmy Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...


Pygmy or Pigmy , a racial designation of dark-skinned people who live in equatorial rain forests and average less than 59 in. (150 cm) in...

Pygmies - Pygmy Kleinood


Pygmies. The pygmies are among the oldest populations of Africa. They live in the tropical rainforests in D.R. Congo. They call themselves Mambuti or Efe.

People of the Congo Rainforest - the "Pygmies" - Rainforests


Jul 24, 2013 ... Today the African rainforest is home to some of the most celebrated tribal people, the so-called "Pygmies" of the Ituri forest in northern Congo.

Pygmies of Central Africa Driven from Ancestral Jungles - VOA


Apr 11, 2011 ... If the Pygmies of Central Africa don't survive the assortment of threats currently assailing them, says a leading anthropologist, the continent will ...

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African Pygmies


Pygmy Peoples from Central Africa: culture and music of the African rainforest hunter-gatherers, commonly called Pygmies, from the fieldwork of the ...

Pygmy | people | Britannica.com


Pygmy, in anthropology, member of any human group whose adult males grow to less than 59 inches (150 cm) in average height. A member of a slightly taller ...

How Pygmy People Got Their Short Stature - Live Science


Aug 18, 2014 ... A Batwa woman and her child, pygmies who live in the rainforest, shown here in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda.