The last hunter-gatherers

Carlo Rovelli, one of the world’s leading scientists, wrote this beautiful short film about tracking animals with the Hazda – one of the last hunter-gather societies in Africa. Through it he concludes that perhaps civilisation does more harm than good.

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Activities

  1. Imagine you are visiting the Hazda. Find one object in your home that you could take as a gift to exchange with the people in the community. Write a short introduction explaining why you have chosen it.
  2. Write a short story about somebody who travels back in time 13,000 years to live with a group of hunter-gatherers.