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David Attenborough explains the enormous growth of interest in tribal art, and explores the emotions which lie behind the masks and decorations of primitive people.
400 years ago the kingdom of Oba in Benin was a very powerful and splendid domain in West Africa. Today Benin city is a bustling Nigerian town and the society of bronze-makers still produces bronzes in the manner of its ancestors.
David Attenborough looks at beautiful rugs woven by tribeswomen of Central Asia and the Middle East, which were the first examples of exotic art to be appreciated by the West.
The bush people of Malekula in the New Hebrides still use skulls to make sculptures. In the Solomon Islands a movement has arisen dedicated to the revival of tribal customs.
David Attenborough discusses the effect the outside world is having on tribal life and art.
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