Going Tribal

Tuesday 10:00 PM on Discovery Channel Premiered Aug 09, 2005 In Season


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Episode Guide

    • Rites of Passage
      Rites of Passage
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Bruce joins the Hamar tribe that lives along the Omo River to learn how they live their lives.
    • Living with Cannibals
      Living with Cannibals
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Bruce sets off for West Papua and travels deep into the jungle in search of a rumored cannibal tribe call the Kombai. The Kombai people are a hunter-gatherer society who live in an area so remote that they remain relatively uninfluenced by modern culture and they still use stone tools.
    • Lost Tribe: The Adis
      Lost Tribe: The Adis
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Bruce goes to the Himalayan Mountains of India to live with the Adi tribe and learn their rituals.
    • African Vision Quest: The Babongo
      African Vision Quest: The Babongo
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Bruce travels to Gabon, Africa, to live with the Babongo tribe. He learns their hunting techniques and an ancient rebirthing ritual.
    • Waking the Spirits: The Sanema
      Waking the Spirits: The Sanema
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      In the Upper Caura region of Venezuela, Bruce joins a tribe of people calling themselves the Sanema. He goes through a ceremony with the tribe's shaman which includes the use of snuff that makes him hallucinate.
    • Horse Masters of Mongolia: The Darhad
      Bruce makes his way to Mongolia to stay with the Darhad people. He stays with a family that carries on the tradition of herding cattle, sheep, and horses through steep valleys to find food for grazing. Although this family has satellite TV, there are no paved roads so traveling by horseback is essential and Bruce gets a crash course in horseback riding.moreless
    • Dangerous Game: The Suri
      Dangerous Game: The Suri
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Host Bruce Parry travels to southwestern Ethiopia to live with the Suri tribe. At the heart of the Suri culture are the donga, fierce stick fights used to settle disputes between villages and maintain order. With the invasion of Western culture come guns, and increasingly bullets are used to settle the score, not sticks. Bruce also takes part in a ritual involving a drink made from cow’s blood.moreless
    • Lost Island of Anuta
      Lost Island of Anuta
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      Bruce heads off to the South Pacific to visit the island of Anuta. The island is four sailing days away from any other people making them one of the purest Polynesian cultures remaining on the planet.
    • Return to Africa
      Return to Africa
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Bruce pays a visit to the Suri tribe in Ethiopia who he spent time with in the first season.
    • Hunting with the Jaguar Tribe
      Hunting with the Jaguar Tribe
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      Bruce goes to the Amazon to meet with the Matis tribe and learn to become one of their hunters. This tribe was isolated from the rest of the world until first contact was made some 40 years ago. During that initial visit, over half of the tribe was wiped out due to their inability to withstand diseases that they had never been exposed to before.moreless
    • Journey to the Clouds: Bhutan
      Journey to the Clouds: Bhutan
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      Bruce climbs his way up the Himalayan Mountains to visit Layap people for a month. During his time there he will learn how the Buddhists live their lives.
    • Nomads of the Siberian Tundra
      Nomads of the Siberian Tundra
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      Bruce travels to the Yamal Peninsula in Northern Siberia to meet the Nenet people. They are a group that lives totally off of the reindeer that they herd.
    • Life in the African Bush: The Akie
      Bruce spends time living with the Akie tribe in Tanzania. The Akie people are one of the last African tribes to continue to live off of the land by gathering and hunting.
    • Crocodile Hunting
      Crocodile Hunting
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Bruce moves in with the Dassennach tribe near Lake Turkana in Kenya. Bruce learns how to hunt crocodiles from small boats in the dark of night.
    • Ghosts of the Forest
      Ghosts of the Forest
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Bruce is in Sarawak, Borneo searching for the last of the Penan tribe. The Penan's are a group of people that provide for themselves by hunting and gathering as they have for generations.