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Revival of interest in aboriginal history: The “Khoe”, descendants of herders who introduced pottery 2000 years ago – Southern Africa

Read the full article >> The name ‘Hottentot’, or its Afrikaans shortening ‘Hotnot’, became a disparaging term for people of colour at the Cape. Today we refer to the aboriginal herders of the Cape by the name they would have … Continue reading

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Recognizing the value of archival photos for community engagement in India and Africa: School of Oriental and African Studies London – Jharkhand

Photo: A family of Santals looking at the photos on a laptop (Joy Tudu, 2011) Posted on 7 September 2011 by conncomm We have finished our work with our African and Indian communities successfully. […] Our community engagement programme is … Continue reading

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Making a living as honey producers: Farm Africa’s beekeeping programme for unemployed young people in the Tigray region – Ethiopia

Matthew Newsome, (The Guardian) The Hindu, January 6, 2014 In the Tigray region of Ethiopia, increasing numbers of young people have no access to the land and its resources. Farming land here is already scarce, and many farms are very small. Many … Continue reading

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Historical roots and customs of the Sidi: India’s tribal communities of African ancestry – Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra

Helene Basu, Associate Professor at Free University in Berlin, interviewed by Darryl D’Monte in Frontline, Volume 22 – Issue 18, Aug 27 – Sep 09, 2005 Read the full interview in Frontline >> Sidis in India are now completely assimilated into local communities. … Continue reading

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Sidi/Habshi cultural heritage in Uttara Kannada: A community with African ancestry – Karnataka

Siddi God -habsi | For more information and photos by folklorist Mrs. Savita Uday (Honnavar) 26-7-13, visit the buDa blog & budafolklore.weebly.com>> The labels like Siddis, habshis  are embedded in Indian local, state and national constructs such as records that socially assign. It is interesting … Continue reading

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