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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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Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday January 28 at 4:55am

My Year With The Tribe

Episode 2 | Series 1

Will returns for his second trip to the Korowai to spend more time with Haup and Halap, the last men living in the treehouses.

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday January 28 at 5:00pm

My Year With The Tribe

Episode 3 | Series 1

Will returns to the Korowai but finds himself in the middle of a very dangerous situation as tension boils over.

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday January 29 at 4:55am

My Year With The Tribe

Episode 3 | Series 1

Will returns to the Korowai but finds himself in the middle of a very dangerous situation as tension boils over.

Episode 1, Series 1

Sunday January 31 at 12:35pm

My Year With The Tribe

Episode 1 | Series 1

Writer Will Millard visits the treehouse-dwelling Korowai tribe in Papua, Indonesia, but discovers they are used to being filmed.

Episode 1, Series 1

Monday February 1 at 4:20am

My Year With The Tribe

Episode 1 | Series 1

Writer Will Millard visits the treehouse-dwelling Korowai tribe in Papua, Indonesia, but discovers they are used to being filmed.

Episode 2, Series 1

Sunday February 7 at 12:35pm

My Year With The Tribe

Episode 2 | Series 1

Will returns for his second trip to the Korowai to spend more time with Haup and Halap, the last men living in the treehouses.

Episode 2, Series 1

Monday February 8 at 4:20am

My Year With The Tribe

Episode 2 | Series 1

Will returns for his second trip to the Korowai to spend more time with Haup and Halap, the last men living in the treehouses.

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