From British Royal Marine Bruce Parry visits a number of remote tribes in such locales as the Himalayas, Ethiopia, West Papua, Gabon and Mongolia, spending a month living and interacting with each society. While there, he adopts the methods and practices of his hosts, participating in their rituals and exploring their cultural norms. This often enables him to form personal bonds with the members of each tribe.
Parry tries to learn the basics of the tribe's language but is also accompanied by a translator.
Series 3 EPISODES (3)
Bruce Parry travels to the Amazon rainforest to live with the Matis, a tribe once devastated by Western disease. They are determined to preserve their culture, and Bruce endures some painful rituals as they teach him how to be a good hunter.
In the frozen tundra of northern Siberia live the Nenet reindeer herders. Bruce Parry spends a month with a Nenet brigade as they carry out their winter migration, travelling hundreds of miles as temperatures drop to -40ºC.
Bruce Parry sails to the island of Anuta, a tiny, remote tropical outpost in the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific. Due to its extreme isolation, Anuta is one of the most intact Polynesian cultures left.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Bruce Parry is an adventurer and explorer, who has created award-winning documentaries about his intrepid travels. His documentary series entitled Tribe, Amazon,and Arctic have shown extreme environments, remote indigenous peoples, and important issues being faced.
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