Singing of the Hadzabe, the last bushmen people of East Africa
Wolfgang Praegler & Gudrun Mirbach-Praegler
Still nowadays the Hadzabe are roaming near Lake Eyasi in Tanzania as „Hunters and Gatherers“ without permanent villages. Today they count about 300 to 400 only. In 2010 we met a group of them and we observed them making fire and preparing arrows. The group of women was singing traditional songs. The Matriarch and „Cantor“ was the old lady below on the large photo. The only musical instrument was a hollow melon with stones inside which was used as a rattle.