The artistic traditions of South African people once played a functional role in the domestic life, customs and magic-religious festivals. Today, it's a booming trade. Artifacts created from wood and natural materials are churned out en mass. And to this end, the environment is being plundered. This episode of “On Track” looks at the growing market, the negative effects on the land and the consequences thereof.
This award winning, awe inspiring, documentary series deals with all things African. We look at the fascinating diversity and lives of the African wildlife… from the lush rainforests, to the arid desert sands to the vast oceans surrounding the continent. We also explore the rich diversity of cultures and traditions of the various peoples and regions of this magical land;and, investigate the fragile African environments and man’s interaction with her delicate ecosystems. Each program is headed up by a "Did you know" segment: an entertaining, even humorous, short subject followed by a fascinating feature story. Your whole family will enjoy this visual experience.