Sunday NotSoFun: Last Song of a Kalahari Bushman

July 22, 2012 10:15 am

The WSJ put together a good piece on how the indigenous tribes of some of the more remote areas of Africa are at a crossroad. As modernization continues to broaden its reach, some traditions are being pushed to the brink.

Listen closely to the clicking sounds in the language of the gent being interviewed.

Last Song of a Kalahari Bushman

The San Bushmen have roamed the Kalahari Desert of Botswana for thousands of years. Now their culture is being threatened by development and relocation. Follow WSJ’s professional wander, Jeff Bush as he travels with a Bushman shaman who is attempting to save his culture with music and dancing.

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