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The Negrito People and the Out-of-Africa Story of the human race  

Video Section by Yves Balmer  

 

Introduction

Welcome on the Video Section of the Andaman Website! You will find here many video-clips that documents how various groups of human beings have organized their life. Many of them have not gone beyond the stone-age hunting-gathering technologically, some practice shifting cultivation, others grow standard crops, still others raise cattle while some do many or even all of these things.

What you will see in these videos is the threat that modern civilization poses to indigenous ways of life. So-called "primitive" cultures are deeply embedded in their natural habitat. If you participate in altering or destroying this delicate balance, you will eventually deprive these people of their life-supporting sustenance and contribute to their extinction.

The greatest threats for indigenous people are the transmission of diseases and the loss of their territory. The variety of modern human genome is - compared to animal species - greatly reduced. It seems that this trend is also spilling over into cultural levels, leading to ever-growing standardization of human cultures.

Technical information

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India


Andaman Islands video clips

Nicobar Island video clips

Sentineli, Jarawa, Onge, Great Andamanese

Shompen


     

 

Africa

Kalahari Desert video clips

Yorubaland video clips

San (Bushmen)

Yoruba

 

Oceania


Pentecost Island video clips

Pacific Islanders war dances

Bunlap tribe

New Caledonia, New Zealand

 

South America


Amazon Rainforest video clips

Terra del Fuego video clips

Matis, Uncontacted tribe

Ona, Yaghan

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