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'One Namibia - One Nation' - A Qualitative Study of the Official Nation-building Process and Experienced Participation among Rural San in Namibia..pdf
"Namibia won its independence in 1990 after a long liberation struggle lead by the – since independence ruling party – SWAPO. There is an ongoing nation-building process in the multiethnic country ever since, with a vision about a unified nation.…

To heal the wounds  - Namibian Ovaherero's contests over coming to terms with the German colonial past.pdf
This dissertation describes why events of 100 years ago, during the German colonial period, remain so salient for many Ovaherero today as well as what it means to them to come to terms with that past. A national contest emerged about whether and how…

San Cross-border cultural heritage and identity in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.pdf
The aim of this paper is to examine the indigenous San cultural identity that transcends ecological zones across the borders of Botswana, Namibia and South Africa respectively. The paper explores the representation of borders and boundaries within…

REFUGEES, RESETTLEMENT, AND LAND AND RESOURCE CONFLICTS - THE POLITICS OF IDENTITY AMONG !XUN AND KHWE SAN IN NORTHEASTERN NAMIBIA.pdf
This study examines land use, natural resource, and development conflicts, and the effects of government policies in a remote area in northeastern Namibia, known formerly as West Bushmanland, now Tsumkwe West. !Xun and Khwe San who had been soldiers…

A narrative study of teachers' professional identity through the eyes of Namibian teachers.pdf
"Teachers’ professional identity has been widely studied in the Western academic context during the last decades. This study is examining the stories of subject teachers’ professional identity in the context of Namibia. The purpose of this study was…

Treesleeper camp - impacts on community perception and on image creation of Bushmen - a study on community-based and cultural tourism in Tsintsabis, Namibia.pdf
The study analyses (re)negotiations of power positions and (re)constructions of images in a changing local setting where local people respond to and influence the social, economic, political and cultural context. The question of dynamics of change…
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