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Nelson Mandela, wearing traditional Xhosa dress, attends the wedding of his great grand nephew on December 7, 2002 in Umtata, Eastern Cape P...
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Nelson Mandela, wearing traditional Xhosa dress, attends the wedding of his great grand nephew on December 7, 2002 in Umtata, Eastern Cape P...

Africa | Pictures taken of girls attending a Xhosa wedding.  Eastern Cape, South Africa.  ca. 1960 | ©Lester Haig Hunter |  For those interested in traditional Eastern Cape weddings, this is just two out of the 24 slides taken at the wedding.
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Africa | Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster. Published 1967 || Red Blanket Valley is an eye-witness account of life on an isolated trading station in the Transkei, where for 14 years Joan Broster lived with her husband. Mention is made of the Amaqwathi, Baca, Basuto, Bomvana, Fingo, Gcaleka, Hlangwini, Hlubi, Pondo, Pondomise, Tembu and the Xesibe. It also offers a great introduction to the Xhosa and their beadwork.

Africa | Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster. Published 1967 || Red Blanket Valley is an eye-witness account of life on an isolated trading station in the Transkei, where for 14 years Joan Broster lived with her husband. Mention is made of the Amaqwathi, Baca, Basuto, Bomvana, Fingo, Gcaleka, Hlangwini, Hlubi, Pondo, Pondomise, Tembu and the Xesibe. It also offers a great introduction to the Xhosa and their beadwork.

Xhosa huts at the Lesedi Cultural Village.  The Xhosa nation used to build bee-hive shaped huts made of grass, similar to that of the Zulu nation, but with the influence of the early Europeans the huts changed to more permanent conical roofed huts with mud walls. The walls are decorated with whitewash and colorful natural paints.
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This photo from Gauteng, East is titled 'Xhosa Huts'.

Modern Xhosa Wedding Hat. Better, more beautiful and more meaningful than anything ever seen in haute couture.
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Africa | Xhosa Wedding ~ In December 2012, His Royal Highness Unathi Phathuxolo Mtirara, a member of the AbaThembu Royal family, married a celebrated soprano Nonhlanhla Yende in a traditional Xhosa royal wedding ceremony held in the Eastern Cape.

Traditional Xhosa Royal Wedding for inspirational Opera Musicians

In December 2012, His Royal Highness Unathi Phathuxolo Mtirara, CEO of Opera South Africa and a member of the AbaThembu Royal family, married a celebrated soprano Nonhlanhla Yende in a traditional …

Loyiso Mayga, Wandise Ngcama, Lunga White, Luyanda Mzantsi, Khungsile Mdolo after their initiation ceremony, Mthatha, from the series Kin by Pieter Hugo
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Pieter Hugo

Established in 2000, Yossi Milo Gallery is dedicated to providing a platform for an influential community of artists working in all media, including photography, painting, sculpture, video and drawing. In January 2012, Yossi Milo Gallery moved to its ground-floor space located at 245 Tenth Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets in New York’s Chelsea district.

samp and beans -  (Xhosa Umnqqasho oneboyti) - an african staple and utterly delicious.
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RECIPE: Umngqusho Onembotyi (Samp And Beans) Stuffed In Roasted Peppers

This time my mom gave me her base recipe to work from and I’ve prepared it with some mushrooms, baby marrows and onion stuffed in red peppers.

When you volunteer with Via Volunteers, you will have the chance to see how beautiful South Africa is!  Traditional dress,  Eastern Cape
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TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
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XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” ― ...

amaXhosa. My people.

Umsila Wenkomo means Oxtail Stew in the Xhosa (Koh-Suh) language. Nelson Mandela was of the Xhosa people and Umsila Wenkomo aka Oxtail Stew was one of his favorite meals.
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Umsila Wenkomo Oxtail Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

Umsila Wenkomo Oxtail Stew Slow Cooker Recipe Umsila Wenkomo means Oxtail Stew in the Xhosa African language. Xhosa is one of th...

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Local Food - Vegetarian Dishes

Local food - vegetarian dishes

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Nelson Mandela in Xhosa tribal dress, ca. 1960's [405 × 552] - Imgur

Nelson Mandela in Xhosa tribal dress, ca. 1960's [405 × 552]

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