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Pygmy Genocide by Evan A. on Prezi

Civilizations of Africa: The History and Culture of the Mbuti (Pygmy)

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They have been described as "forgotten victims" of the genocide

Cranes may be beautiful, nay even elegant, but they are some seriously bad-ass birds that don’t have much of a problem taking on full-sized humans, let alone the somewhat less lofty Pygmaei, exemplified in a story related by Charles Eastman. Every once in a while, their veneer of serenity slips. Next time Greenpeace knocks on your door looking for contributions to save the cranes, ask them about the Pygmy genocide and if they advocate bringing cranes before a war crimes tribunal. They won’t come back.

Cranes may be beautiful, nay even elegant, but they are some seriously bad-ass birds that don’t have much of a problem taking on full-sized humans, let alone the somewhat less lofty Pygmaei, exemplified in a story related by Charles Eastman. Every once in a while, their veneer of serenity slips. Next time Greenpeace knocks on your door looking for contributions to save the cranes, ask them about the Pygmy genocide and if they advocate bringing cranes before a war crimes tribunal. They won’t come back.

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