My Year with the Tribe

Starts Monday October 22

Show Synopsis

Living in treehouses and using stone tools, The Korowai were only discovered living in the jungles of West Papua 40 years ago. Since then they have had to adapt rapidly to the ways of the outside world. Writer and Adventurer Will Millard is going to visit the Korowai 4 times over the course of a year, to see if he can get closer to them than is usually possible, to better understand the pressures they face, as they leave the forest behind, and transition into the modern world. He also wants to find out how much of their traditional hunter - gathering lifestyle still exists. What he finds shocks, surprises and confounds him, as he witnesses the last gasp of an ancient way of life which once defined us all.

My year with the tribe

My year with the tribe

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