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"I spent five months in Namibia, from March to August 1989. Four of these were spent living just outside the village of Okombahe in Damaraland, the "homeland" of the Damara population group, in western central Namibia. In this village, there is…

Dr. Schivute, who had been a member of SWAPO since 1960, left Namibia in 1962. He graduated in 1969 and became one of Namibia's first medical doctors to qualify under SWAPO's mass education programme. Over and above his MD, he gained further medical…

Contents:
pt. 1. Cape Coloured people
pt. 2. Coloured people in Namibia, 1921 until 2001, 80 years
pt. 3. Basters, 1865 until 2001.

Documents resistance to the German conquest by the Herero and Nama peoples; the South African take-over under the League of Nations mandate; land, labour and community resistance from 1920-1960; the emergence of Nationalist organisations; appeals to…

No. 42 in a series of government publications titled "Ethnological Publications." This issue discusses Gobabis district: history, ecology, education, Epukiro & Aminuis Reserves, livestock, demographics, urban areas, ethnicity, and other statistics.

No. 45 in a series of government publications titled "Ethnological Publications." This issue discusses Grootfontein district: history, mines, labor, SWANLA, demographics, urban areas, ethnicity, and other statistics.

No. 40 in a series of government publications titled "Ethnological Publications." This issue discusses Karibib district: history, ecology, education, Otjimbingwe Reserve, Usakos Location, livestock, demographics, urban areas, ethnicity, and other…

No. 38 in a series of government publications titled "Ethnological Publications." This issue discusses Okahandja district: history, ecology, education, Ovitoto Reserve, livestock, demographics, urban areas, ethnicity, and other statistics.

No. 43 in a series of government publications titled "Ethnological Publications." This issue discusses Omaruru district: history, ecology, education, Okombahe & Otjohorongo Reserves, livestock, demographics, urban areas, ethnicity, and other…

No. 44 in a series of government publications titled "Ethnological Publications." This issue discusses Otjiwarongo district: history, ecology, education, Waterberg East Reserve, livestock, demographics, urban areas, ethnicity, and other statistics.

"This dissertations reflects my attempts to understand the practice of 'common sense' or the logic of practice in people's day-to-day lives in the harsh, impoverished environment of the Damaras...."

"The struggle for Namibian independence is not one that has generated widespread attention or support from the people of the Western industrialised countries. Much of this apathy is due, no doubt, to the failure of Western media corporations to…

Dates: 17 & 19 August 2012Location: WindhoekTimes: ~ 90 Minutes & ~ 150 MinutesInterviews conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew EckerTopics: -A general comprehensive account of his life. He spent a good long while speaking about growing…

Date: 11 August 2012 Location: Swakopmund Time: ~ 40 Minutes Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -Discussion with SWAPO in Exile -Involvement in Politics -Imagining post-independence Namibia -Thoughts on first free…

This 26 part documentary series is a powerful revelation of a secret war – the SOUTH AFRICAN BUSH WAR. The Bush war lasted from 1966 until 1989, making it one of Africa's longest conflicts. The Bush War was fought in Northern Namibia (former South…

Date: 2 February 2013 Location: Washington Time: ~ 45 Minutes Interview conducted by Bernard Moore & Matthew Ecker Topics: -US interests in Namibia situation -Reagan Admin. perceptions of SWAPO -Thoughts on NP & Resolution 435 -Namibia…

"This film traces the tragic history of the Namibian people from the harsh German colonial Era to the recent attempts to achieve independence from South Africa."

The 20 minute film was designed for use in high schools. Accompanying the film are a…

"Frans Hendrik Odendaal is in 1898 op Kimberley gebore. Hy het sy jeugjare op Boshof deurgebring en matrikuleer in 1916. Deur privaatstudie kwalifiseer hy in 1927 as prokureur. Hy is in 1919 met Magdalena Petronella du Plessis getroud. Uit hierdie…
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