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The new Babongo village chief discusses the future

The new Babongo village chief discusses the future
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Key Info
  • The new Babongo village chief discusses the future
  • Duration: 01:39
  • Chimika, the new Babongo village chief-in-waiting, is the son of the previous chief. He is torn between his sense of duty to the village and his desire to work and experience the wider world. He intends to leave the village to live and work in a nearby town. 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: Africa, Babongo, Bruce Parry, chief, community, culture, forest, Gabon, migrate, migration, pygmy, rainforest, tribe, village, work
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 whether Chimika is making the right decision leaving his village behind.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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