Documentary Travel Films About Indigenous Peoples in Africa

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Indigenous Tribal Dances of West Africa. West Africa is rich in traditional "tribal dancing." The music, chanting, movement and costumes have indigenous knowledge embedded within them. Featuring tribal dances performed by the Dogon, Mandinka and Jola peoples.

A Grain of Salt: Afar Salt Miners of the Danakil Depression. Visit indigenous Afar salt miners in the Danakil Depression, Horn of Africa — the hottest inhabited place on Earth. They mine the salt using hand tools and transport it by spectacular camel caravans.

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