Other anthropologists do not agree to group peoples based on stature as height is neither an accurate reflection of culture nor genetics.
|Wikipedia photo of pygmies with European explorers elsewhere taken fromhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:African_Pigmies_CNE-v1-p58-B.jpg|
Others blogs like the Uganda Safaritour talk of the ‘The tales of the Batwa People – Pygmies of Uganda but some of them have been interviewed with photos to show.
|Photo from blog on http://gorillastour.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-tales-of-batwa-people-pygmies-of.html|
But now the penniless Batwa are being allowed back as tour guides, showing hikers how they lived, this earning the some money in the process”, partly reads the blog on http://gorillastour.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-tales-of-batwa-people-pygmies-of.html
According to the Iliad, they were involved in a constant war with the cranes, which migrated in winter to their homeland on the southern shores of the earth-encircling river Oceanus.
In art the scene was popular with little Pygmies armed with spears and slings, riding on the backs of goats, battling the flying cranes. The 2nd-century BC tomb near Panticapaeum, Crimea "shows the battle of human pygmies with a flock of herons" The Pygmies were often portrayed as pudgy, comical dwarfs” partly reads the Wikipedia.
The Iron Age people made and used iron tools. For several centuries, they coexisted with the Late Stone Age people but eventually they either forced the Late Stone Age people to move into remote areas or be assimilated by them...”
Aule was unwilling to wait for the coming of the Children of Ilvatar, for he was impatient and desired to have someone to teach his lore and his crafts. Therefore, he made the first Seven Fathers of the Dwarves in secret in a hall under the mountains of Middle-earth”.
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