Land and landscape in Herero oral culture: Cultural and social aspects of the land question in Namibia

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Title

Land and landscape in Herero oral culture: Cultural and social aspects of the land question in Namibia

Description

1 Introduction 2 The area around the Waterberg in Herero oral tradition 3 The “oral character” of the Waterberg area 4 Interpretation 4.1 The mountain itself: Fauna, flora and natural resources 4.2 The surrounding landscape: Wells and settlements 4.3 People and cattle: A landscape of pastures 4.4 The living and the dead: Graves and ancestral land 4.5 Venues of the 1904-1908 wars: The political dimension of landscape 5 Conclusion 6 References

Creator

Larissa Förster

Source

http://www.nid.org.na/images/pdf/analysis_views/Land_and_landscape_in_Otjiherero_oral_culture.pdf

Publisher

Namibia Institute for Democracy & Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Date

2005

Rights

© Namibia Institute for Democracy & Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Format

PDF

Language

English, Otjiherereo

Files

http://namibia.leadr.msu.edu/files/original/6bd07d0b8778be5d6f4bc9d1b2828e99.pdf

Citation

Larissa Förster, “Land and landscape in Herero oral culture: Cultural and social aspects of the land question in Namibia,” Namibia Digital Repository, accessed May 20, 2024, https://namibiadigitalrepository.com/items/show/346.

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