Title: Secrets of the Tribe
Running time: 60 minutes
Explorer Mark Anstice and language and religion expert Ben Protheroe travel to
Benin, West Africa to immerse themselves in the culture of local tribes. In each episode, they experience a different tradition.
Episode 1: Initiation. Hosts Mark and Ben travel to the West African country of
, where a local tribe teaches them about the voodoo rituals they practice and also invites them to stay and participate in a special mass circumcision ceremony. Benin
Episode 2: Scarred. Explorer Mark Anstice and World Religions expert Ben Protheroe travel to the Somba tribe in
Benin in West Africa to try to witness their ceremony of infant scarification.