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Women with pots.

Zulu woman in traditional outfits. There is something eternally graceful about seeing a women carrying a pot on her head. A vision of feminity, balance and sustanence with their gait being slow and gentle and their posture, dictated by maintanence of their load, remaining perfect. The daily pilgrimage to the village well was essential for suppl;y of water for drinking, cooking and washing. I have spent time in rural India villages and it was a regular occurance to witness the village women…

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

missmilliworld: AmaXhosa

AmaXhosa

I found these beautiful portraits on the Stevenson Gallery's website. These Cape Tonians were photographed in their tr...

Transkei l Postcard l 14 x 8.9 cm.

TRANSKEI BEAU

Back: divided. Mint Printed in South Africa

Xhosa people. South Africa. 1967 - 1976,Photographer Harold E Scheub

Xhosa people. South Africa. 1967 - 1976,Photographer Harold E Scheub

Documentary photography Older Xhosa woman in traditional dress

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.” ― ...

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Xhosa Women

The Xhosa are part of the South African Nguni migration which slowly moved south from the region around the Great Lakes, displacing the original Khoisan hunter gatherers of Southern Africa. Xhosa peoples were well established by the time of the Dutch arrival in the mid-17th century, and occupied much of eastern South Africa from the Fish River to land inhabited by Zulu-speakers south of the modern city of Durban