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

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

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.

Thembu couple and child wearing complete beadwork outfits. Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster.

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

Xhosa Wedding - In December 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.

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.

Xhosa huts at the Lesedi Cultural Village. The Xhosa nation used to build…

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

'Loyiso Mayga, Wandise Ngcama, Lunga White, Luyanda Mzanti and Khungsile Mdolo after their initiation ceremony, Mthatha' 2008

amaXhosa. My people.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of Former South African President Nelson Mandela dressed in Xhosa tribe attire.

When you volunteer with Via Volunteers, you will have the chance to see how beautiful South Africa is!  Traditional dress,  Eastern Cape

When you volunteer with Via Volunteers, you will have the chance to see how beautiful South Africa is!

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.

Everyday African Food and Beautiful Culture: Umsila Wenkomo aka Oxtail Stew a Slow Cooker Recipe

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

Nelson Mandela - Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela served as President of South Africa from 1994 to and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election.

5 bedroom house in Wilderness, traditional Xhosa structure (rontabile) upgraded. I RDP houses should be like this, they wouldn't be an eyesore on the South African landscape. The Ndebele & Zulu traditional structures are also picturesque.

5 bedroom house in Wilderness, traditional Xhosa structure (rontabile) upgraded. I RDP houses should be like this, they wouldn't be an eyesore on the South African landscape. The Ndebele & Zulu traditional structures are also picturesque.

Xhosa Culture Food | food vegetarian umngqusho port elizabeth 450x312 Local Food Vegetarian ...

Xhosa Culture Food | food vegetarian umngqusho port elizabeth 450x312 Local Food Vegetarian ...

Madosini

Xhosa woman wearing traditional attire with native wooden violin in her hand. The Xhosa people lives in SOUTH AFRICA

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