Baka Forest Women Play Drums with Water


You’ve never heard the drums played like this before. It’s a technique called “Liquindi,” and is common among the Baka forest people who reside in Central African rainforest.

For years the Baka people have struggled to be recognized by the governments of Cameroon and Gabon because of their society’s powerless structure–no one is considered the leader, and the only goods they trade are fruits and nuts.

To help raise awareness and money for the Baka, Global Music Exchange is selling an album of Baka music, which you can listen to below. All proceeds will go directly to the Baka people.

Check out the music from the Baka.

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