Stunning skills of tribal peoples of the world
• Stunning skills of tribal peoples of the world
For thousands of years, that tribal peoples are held in close contact with nature, we taught them surprisingly well read her slightest signs: feel the climate changes well be guided in the forest and the sea, to predict the displacement of blocks of ice, to find food and water.
I - some of these places - says Davi Yanomami. I was born in the forest and know him well.
During a drought Jarawa people use as a moisture source rattan palm juice. When they need to collect wild honey, they sprayed the hive juice of this plant and the bees fly away.
"Sea Gypsies" of the Moken people that live on the shores of the Andaman Sea, have developed an amazing ability to see well under water, so that can find food on the sea floor. The vision of these people is sharper than that of the Europeans by about 50 percent.
The history of Moken people passed down orally from one generation to another. These legends are full of deep knowledge of the sea, winds and lunar cycles.
In one legend, for example, speaks of the sinister la bun - "wave that eats people." Before coming la bun, sea begins to back away in fear.
When the water receded, the elders of the village in Thailand Moken recognized the evil omen and took their countrymen along with tourists from a nearby position to the nearest hill before the devastating 2004 tsunami.
In the rainforests of Borneo tribe lives foam. These people hunted wild boar using brass tubes of hard wood from which they blow darts soaked in poisonous sap of a local tree. This poison paralyzes the animal, we can only take it home. Sami blowguns are longer than two meters.
Prior to the 1960s, foam people led a nomadic life, communicating in the woods on the way complex system of signals, which included characters from sticks and leaves, called yell. With the help of yelling could tell, for example, that the past is a person is sick or hungry.
In the 1970s, on the ground that the foam people take many generations have come white people - cut down the forest, planted oil palm plantations, had a pipeline and build a hydroelectric dam.
Many people living in tribes possess encyclopedic knowledge of animals, a variety of fruits and herbs. Yanomami, for example, use about 500 species of plants in everyday life. And representatives of the people of West Papua Yali distinguish at least 49 varieties of sweet potatoes and 13 varieties of bananas.
With time, the tribe has developed a complex and holistic healing system. Bark Copiah County, for example, is used to treat eye infections, wine, juice acacia Gregg used for diarrhea, and flavor pounded leaves are inhaled for colds and nausea.
Many drugs of modern medicine were developed through observation and experience of these people and saved millions of lives. For example, curare poison that hunters Yanomami used to paralyze their prey used in Western medicine as a muscle relaxant.
Most of the tribes living humans surprisingly sensitively perceive the behavior of animals. Pygmies as accurately mimic the sounds of antelope caught in trouble, that can entice an animal from the shelter easily. A Siberian hunters are able to perfectly imitate the cry of the northern fawn.
The women of the tribe of Av take care of the orphaned cubs monkeys, including howler and Capuchin; often they suckle her milk animals.
Ava Women gather resin Brazilian mahogany, with which illuminate their homes in the evenings.
reindeer meat - the most important part of the diet of the Nenets. It is eaten raw, frozen or boiled, together with the blood of freshly slaughtered animal, containing a lot of vitamins. Deer milk fat content of 22 per cent - six times more than the cow.
Bowstring for their bows representatives Hadza tribe of Tanzania is made from animal tendons. Arrows carefully machined from the timber and then kongoroko fledge using guinea fowl feathers. Tip smeared poison Adenium.
The people Hadza particularly close relationship with birds medoukazchikami that lead them to the hives of wild bees. People are whistling, the birds they meet, flying from tree to tree closer to honey. Thus, echoing, they go to the hive, which usually hangs from the branches of a baobab.
Then Hadza climb a tree with a bunch of smoldering grass, smoke bees and collect honey. Birds are remains of the feast.
The woman from Botswana Bushman tries melon pulp for juiciness. Typically, the Bushmen get moisture from the depressions in the ground, which fills the rain or from plants. Water extraction technique perfected by thousands of years of living in the desert.