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Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Unidentified members of the San community

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Unidentified member of the San community

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Unidentified San community member

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Unidentified San community member

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Tees [surname unknown]

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

Nigel Crawhall meets with Magdalena Kassie, Andries Olyn and an unidentified member of the San community at the South African San Institute (SASI) office in Upington, South Africa. Magdalena Kassie played a pivotal role in promoting the language to San youth and the wider public. She passed away in 2010.Andries Olyn was a fluent N|uu speaker from Raaswater. He was a member of the Council of Elders and the last remaining N|uu speaker. He died in 2013

Nigel Crawhall meets with members of the San community

Nigel Crawhall meets with Magdalena Kassie, Andries Olyn and an unidentified member of the San community at the South African San Institute (SASI) office in Upington, South Africa. Magdalena Kassie played a pivotal role in promoting the language to San youth and the wider public. She passed away in 2010.Andries Olyn was a fluent N|uu speaker from Raaswater. He was a member of the Council of Elders and the last remaining N|uu speaker. He died in 2013

 

Luis Kruiper, Oulet Kruiper, Rosie Meintjies and an unidentified member of the San community rest during a data collection trip into the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.Images from this trip document the first excursions into the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and were a central part of the work on oral history and mapping in the first years of research.

Luis Kruiper, Oulet Kruiper, Rosie Meintjies and an unidentified member of the San community

Luis Kruiper, Oulet Kruiper, Rosie Meintjies and an unidentified member of the San community rest during a data collection trip into the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.Images from this trip document the first excursions into the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and were a central part of the work on oral history and mapping in the first years of research.

 

Magdalena Kassie, Antjie Kassie's daughter, conducts linguistic research for the South African San Institute (SASI). Here she is collecting data from an unidentified member of the San community. Magdalena Kassie played a pivotal role in promoting the language to San youth and the wider public. She passed away in 2010.

Magdalena Kassie conducting linguistic research with San community members

Magdalena Kassie, Antjie Kassie's daughter, conducts linguistic research for the South African San Institute (SASI). Here she is collecting data from an unidentified member of the San community. Magdalena Kassie played a pivotal role in promoting the language to San youth and the wider public. She passed away in 2010.

 

Unidentified member of the San community [possibly Mr. Koper] in Loubos, Northern Cape, South Africa

Unidentified member of the San community

Unidentified member of the San community [possibly Mr. Koper] in Loubos, Northern Cape, South Africa

 

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Unidentified member of the San community cooking in |Una Rooi's kitchen

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

|Una Rooi and an unidentified member of the San community. Both women were teachers at the N|uu language school. |Una Rooi was instrumental in the data collection process for the Land Claim application. She was a fluent N|uu speaker and taught N|uu and San cultural history to children in Andriesvale, Northern Cape, South Africa, and was a member of Council of Elders. She was born in the Kalahari Gemsbok Park in 1931 and passed away in 2012.

|Una Rooi and an unidentified member of the San community.

|Una Rooi and an unidentified member of the San community. Both women were teachers at the N|uu language school. |Una Rooi was instrumental in the data collection process for the Land Claim application. She was a fluent N|uu speaker and taught N|uu and San cultural history to children in Andriesvale, Northern Cape, South Africa, and was a member of Council of Elders. She was born in the Kalahari Gemsbok Park in 1931 and passed away in 2012.

 

Piet Njaxob was one of several members of the San community identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Piet Njaxob

Piet Njaxob was one of several members of the San community identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

Antjie Kassie, Katriena Esau and an unidentified member of the San community rest outside the South African San Institute (SASI) offices in Upington, South Africa.

Members of the San community at the South African San Institute (SASI) office

Antjie Kassie, Katriena Esau and an unidentified member of the San community rest outside the South African San Institute (SASI) offices in Upington, South Africa.

 

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Unidentified member of the San community

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

Unidentified member of the San community

Several members of the San community were identified during the genealogical research conducted during the ǂKhomani San Land Claim research process

 

Enchance our collection

The ǂKhomani San were scattered over the Northern Cape over a long period of dispossession. In the documentation process undertaken by SASI and the Brody team, not all the information was recorded. The ǂKhomani community is invited to submit information that is missing or needs improvement. Please submit your enhancements to the collection.

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