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  Life in the Amazon
In the Amazon children help to build homes and hunt. Here a boy is using palm leaves to build a hut
1/7 In the Amazon children help to build homes and hunt. Here a boy is using palm leaves to build a hut
The Awa tribe don't harm the forest. They build their huts using the forest trees and hunt their food in the jungle
2/7 The Awa tribe don't harm the forest. They build their huts using the forest trees and hunt their food in the jungle
Tamata'i, 9,  is from the Awa tribe. He's still too young to hunt alone so he carries things for his father
3/7 Tamata'i, 9, is from the Awa tribe. He's still too young to hunt alone so he carries things for his father
Before Tamata'i goes hunting in the jungle his face is painted to make him feel brave
4/7 Before Tamata'i goes hunting in the jungle his face is painted to make him feel brave
This is one of Tamata'i 's pets. It looks very different to your usual cat, dog or guinea-pig!
5/7 This is one of Tamata'i 's pets. It looks very different to your usual cat, dog or guinea-pig!
Now he has his face paint on, Tamata'i  is ready to go hunting for food with his father
6/7 Now he has his face paint on, Tamata'i is ready to go hunting for food with his father
7/7 "Soon I will learn to fire my bow better. Then I want to be a hunter and get my own food in the forest," said Tamata'i

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