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On the trail of Uganda's Batwa pygmies


The Batwa pygmies of south western Uganda are indigenous forest-dwellers who were evicted from their ancestral homeland in 1991 when the forests became a national park for gorilla conservation.

The Batwa are traditional hunter-gatherers who have struggled to cope with life in the 21st Century. Some now work as guides for tourists - giving walking tours of the forests and an insight into their ancient and lost way of life. Vishva Samani joined them.

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