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Mu s i ci sal a r g ea n di n t e g r a lp a r t a r o u n dwi t hf i n g e rp a i n t i n gt h e i n d e p e n d e nc ei na no t h e r wi s ed a r k o fo u rs o c i e t y . Weh e a ri ta l l wa l l s . wo r l d , mu s i ch a sh i s t o r i c a l l yb e e n a r o u n du swh e r e v e rweg o ; u s e db yp r e u r b a n i s e ds o c i e t i e st o wh e t h e ri t ’ st h es o u n do fa na d v e r tI nf a c t , Re z n i k o f ft a l k sa b o u tt h e e d u c a t e .Be f o r ef o r ma lt e a c h i n g o nt e l e v i s i o no rs o me o n e ’ sc a r p r a c t i c a l i t i e so fl i v i n gi nc a v e s-i ts u b j e c t sl i k ema t h e ma t i c s , e n g l i s h r a d i o , i t ’ sap a r to fwh owea r e . wi l lo b v i o u s l yb ei n c r e d i b l yd a r k ,a n ds c i e n c ewe r ee s t a b l i s h e d , Ho we v e r , t h i si s n ’ tj u s tap a r to f a n dt h eo n l yl i g h two u l db ef r o m l e a r n i n gt o o kp l a c ei nat r i b a l o u rmo d e r ns o c i e t y . We ’ v eb e e n t o r c h e s . I two u l dt h e ns t a n dt o s t o r yt e l l i n gf o r ma t .I nt h e u s i n ga n dc r e a t i n gmu s i cf o r r e a s o nt h e nt h a to u ra n c e s t o r s d o c u me n t a r yBa k a :Pe o p l eo ft h e c e n t u r i e sa n dh a v ef r e q u e n t l y wo u l d ’ v eh a dt of i n dawa yt o Ra i n f o r e s t , ac a me r ac r e wi s n e e d e di tt os u r v i v e . I nt h i sa r t i c l e ,n a v i g a t ec a v e se f f e c t i v e l y , wi t h o u ts h o wnr e c o r d i n gt h ed a i l yl i f eo fa Ie x p l o r et h eo r i g i n so fmu s i ca n d r e l y i n go nt h e i re y e s . Th es o l u t i o nt r i b a lv i l l a g ei nat r o p i c a l h o wweh a v ee v o l v e ds ot h a twe t ot h i sp r o b l e mi si nat e c h ni q u e , r a i n f o r e s ti nCa me r o o n . a l mo s tc o u l d n ’ tl i v ewi t h o u ti t . c o mmo n l yu s e db yb a t sa n d d o l p h i n s , c a l l e ds o n a r .Th ei d e ai s Th e i rme t h o do fe d u c a t i o ni n v o l v e s Th ed i s c o v e r yt h a tc a v e me nl o v e dt h a tt h e ywo u l dh a v ep r o d u c e d h a n d so nl e a r n i ngf r o ma ne a r l y t os i n gi sn o wb e i n gs c i e n t i f i c a l l y s o mek i n do fs o u n d( s u c ha s a g eu s i n gt o o l s , s p e a r s , p o i s o n sa n d s h o wnb yt h ewo r k so fI e g o r c l i c k i n gwi t ht h emo u t h , b u tf o r c l i mb i n ge v e r y t h i n gi ns i g h t . Th e y Re z n i k o f f , as p e c i a l i s ti na n c i e n t t h es a k eo fme n t a li ma g e r y , I ’ dl i k ea r et o l da b o u tt h eg r e a t e rd a n g e r s mu s i ca tt h eUn i v e r s i t yo fPa r i sX t ot h i n kt h e ywe r eb e l t i n go u t o ft h ef o r e s t , a n do ft h e i rr o l ei nt h e i nNa n t e r r e . Si gn so ft h i swe r ef i r s ts h o wt u n e s )wh i c hwo u l dh a v e wo r l d , t h r o u g hamu s i c a l n o t i c e df r o me x p l o r i n gt h ea n c i e n tb o u n c e do f fo fc a v ewa l l s , o rmos ts t o r y t e l l i n gme d i u mf r o mt h e i r c a v ed we l l i n g so u ra n c e s t o r s i mp o r t a n t l yap r e h i s t o r i cp r e d a t o r p a r e n t sa n dt r i b ee l d e r s . Th e yt e l l wo u l dh a v el i v e di n , wh e r et h e s l e e p i n gi nt h ec a v e , t or e v e a l s t o r i e sl i k et h et a l eo fh o wa f i r s ti n k l i n g swe r en o t i c e di nt h e t h e i rp r o x i mi t y . mo n k e ys t o l ef r o mah u ma na n d f o r mo fp a i n t i n g so fa n i ma l so n n o wh a st ol i v et h er e s to fh i sl i f e t h ec a v ewa l l s . Al t h o u g ht h e s e Asmu c ha st h i ss e e msl i k ea u pi nt h et r e e st ot e a c hh i mal e s s o n , i ma g e sc o u l db el i k e n e dt ot h e s u p e r p o we rt h a th u ma n sc o u l d n ’ t wh i c hc a nb ee a s i l yc o mp a r e dt o p r e h i s t o r i cwo r k so faCa v e ma n d o , wea c t u a l l yc o u l db ea l r e a d y t h en u r s e r yr h y me so rf a i r yt a l e s Ba n k s y , t h er e a l l yi n t e r e s t i n gp a r tu s i n gt h i ss k i l li no u re v e r y d a y t h a ta r et o l dt oc h i l d r e ni no u r i si nwh e r et h e s ep i c t u r e swe r e l i v e s . I na na r t i c l ei nTh e c u l t u r ea n ds ho ws i mi l a rme s s a g e s d i s p l a y e d :t h emo s th e a v i l y Te l e g r a p hb ySt e p h e nAd a ms( Ma yt h a ta r et r y i n gt ob ec o n v e y e d . p a i n t e ds e c t i o n so ft h ec a v ewa l l s 2 0 1 1 )i tr e v e a l st h a tb l i n dp e o p l e Ev e nt h ec h i l d r e nc a nb es e e n we r ea l s owh e r et h eb e s ta c o u s t i c sc a nd e v e l o pas o n a r l i k ea b i l i t y p l a y i n gr u d i me n t a r yf l u t e s , d r u ms we r e .No to n l yt h i s , b u th u mmi n gu s i n gt h ep a r to ft h e i rb r a i nt h a ti sa n dh a r p sf r o mf o r e s tma t e r i a l sa n d i n t oc e r t a i np a r t so ft h ewa l lwo u l dn o r ma l l yu s e df o rp r o c e s s i n g s o memo d e r ns c r a pr e f u s e . Mu s i c c a u s et h ea c o u s t i c st od i s t o r tt h e v i s u a li ma g e s . Th i sr e c a l i b r a t i o n i ss i mp l yac o r ep a r to ft h e i rc u l t u r e . s o u n dt omi mi ct h ea n i ma lp i c t u r e do ft h emi n dh a sme a n tt h a t a tt h ep o r t i o no ft h ewa l l .Th i sa l li n d i v i d u a l swi t hs i g h t i mp a i r me n t Wea r el o n ge v o l v e df r o mc a v e me n , h i n t st o wa r d samu s i c a la n c e s t r y c a ng a i ni n d e p e n d e n c e , a n de v e n h o we v e rt h ep e o p l eo ft h e wh e r eo u ra n c e s t o r swo u l dg a t h e rg omo u n t a i nb i k i n go rp l a ys p o r t s .r a i n f o r e s ta r et h ec l o s e s te x a mp l e r o u n dt os i n g , c r a f t ,a n dg e n e r a l l y weh a v et os e ef i r s th a n dh o w h a v eag o o dt i me , wh i l eme s s i n g Aswe l la sr e c r e a t i o na n d mu s i cwa sa ni n t e g r a lp a r to ft h e i r 7| Wi nt er2012| R


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