Series 1

Documentary series presented by explorer Bruce Parry who spends time living with six remote tribes.

  • Sanema

    Bruce Parry spends time with the Sanema people on the Venezuelan and Brazilian border.

    First broadcast: 07 Feb 2005

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  • Darhad

    Bruce Parry joins the nomadic Darhad herders of Mongolia on their winter migration.

    First broadcast: 31 Jan 2005

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  • Babongo

    Explorer Bruce Parry takes part in the initiation rite of the Babongo tribe of Gabon.

    First broadcast: 24 Jan 2005

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  • Kombai

    Bruce Parry attempts to discover whether cannibalism still exists amongst the Kombai.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2005

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  • Suri

    Explorer Bruce Parry spends time living with the Suri people of Ethiopia.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2005

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Bruce Parry joins the Adi people of Arunchal Pradesh in the Himlayas in their daily lives.

Thu 5 Jan 2006 23:25 BBC Two

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