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CLIP 7553

The Penan tribe collect fruit

The Penan tribe collect fruit
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Key Info
  • The Penan tribe collect fruit
  • Duration: 0:35
  • As hunter-gatherers, the Penan tribe are as comfortable collecting fruit up in the tree canopy as they are on the ground. Arau and Tapi find breakfast in the trees. This clip was first published as part of the Tribe website: bbc.co.uk/tribe/index.shtml. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    The Americas

  • Keywords: Penan, logging, Bruce Parry, nomad, Malaysia, Asia, rainforest, hunter-gatherer, custom
Ideas for use in class
  • What other types of fruit grow in Malaysia? How do you think the tribes share the food between all the members? How would you share it out? More information about the Penan tribe is available from the Tribe website: bbc.co.uk/tribe/tribes/penan/index.shtml.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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