To know the Pygmies I

One of the first questions in this research was: How can I get to know the Pygmies? – meaning, without becoming an ethnographer and going to see them and knowing that I am in the first place interested in the Western views. The first thing I did then was surf the internet. I found an interesting website by Luis Devin, an Italian etnographer who went through initiation rituals. Don’t expect to get everything explained to you; it is a large documentation of his fieldwork, with beautiful photo’s and music recordings. It focuses on the traditional life of pygmy groups, not on the balance they find (or not) with the contemporary outside world.