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I have made a page for Sungudogo. This is the novel I wrote and will be releasing into the wild shortly. I’ll be deciding on a “release date” soon and I’ll let you know. In the mean time, if you want to get a feel for what the book is about, visit the Sungudogo Page!
Some of the people who live in the rain forest of Central Africa are known widely as “Pgymies.” That word…Pygmy…is considered problematic for a few different reasons. It refers to a person’s physical appearance, because it means “small.” The word is sometimes used in biology to refer to the smaller species among a group of…
A compendium of selected posts written about the Ituri Forest, the Efe Pygmies, and other folks and other things in the region:
Acupuncture is the ancient East Asian practice of poking people with needles in specific places and in specific ways in order to produce any one of a very wide range of results that could generally be classified as medicinal or health related. I don’t know much about it, but Wikipedia tells us:
Wildlife of Southern Africa , by Martin Withers and David Hosking, is new (August 2011) and good. If you are planning a trip to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana or anywhere nearby, or if you live there and like to go to the bush sometimes, consider it. This is a pocket guide, it is small, has…