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Babongo funeral

Duration: 01:19

The death of a baby and a woman brings grief to the village but drumming, dancing and ritual put their spirits to rest.

Available since: Tue 31 Aug 2010


Bruce Parry
Steve Robinson
Series Producer
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer
Sam Organ

This clip is from

Tribe Series 1, 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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