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Living with the Adi - an Adi toilet

Living with the Adi - an Adi toilet
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Key Info
  • Living with the Adi - an Adi toilet
  • Duration: 00:55
  • The explorer Bruce Parry pays a visit to an Adi toilet. He discovers the tribe use domesticated pigs to dispose of their human waste. The meat from these pigs is highly regarded and is eaten by members of the Adi on special occasions. This clip was first published as part of the BBC Tribe website: bbc.co.uk/tribe/index.shtml. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    People and the Environment: Tribes

  • Keywords: Adi, Arunachal Pradesh, Asia, Bruce Parry, culture, Himalayas, India, Jorsing, livestock, pig, sanitation, toilet, tribe
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful in the context of a unit on cultural understanding and diversity or a study of people and their environment. Ask your learners to investigate the methods used to dispose of our human waste here in the UK. More information on the Adi can be found on the Tribe website: bbc.co.uk/tribe/tribes/adi/index.shtml.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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