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CLIP 9250

Living in a Kombai tree house

Living in a Kombai tree house
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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 consider other reasons why the Kombai prefer to live in elevated tree houses, e.g. refuge from the heat, mosquitoes, floods, etc. Further resources on the native people of Papua can be found on the website: bbc.co.uk/tribe/tribes/kombai/index.shtml.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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