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Kombai

Tribe, Series 1 Episode 3 of 6

The jungles of West Papua were once famed for their head-hunters and cannibals. Explorer Bruce Parry travels to live with the Kombai people to discover whether cannibalism is still part of their lives.These dense forests are a rich and complicated mosaic of different tribal groups. From the air the land seems like mile after mile of empty barren swamp. But this is where the Kombai have stayed hidden from the outside world for generations, pursuing their ancient way of life as hunter-gatherers.

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Thu 30 Jun 2005 23:25
BBC Two Scotland