A song of freedom for the Rainforest

A song of freedom for the Rainforest. Support forestvoices.com The Baka People are Indigenous Pygmy hunter-gatherers living in the rainforests of the Congo basin. They are amazing musicians and carry the knowledge of an egalitarian forest culture into the 21st Century. Due to the riches in their forest they are being pressured to leave the forests and live in roadside villages where they face ruthless discrimination and abuse. (www.forestvoices.com)

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