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Bushmen Paintings

After our unbelievable hike up the mesa, we’re all a little disappointed to be back in the trucks. Lucky for us, however, they aren’t taking us back quite yet. 479 more words


The arrow-makers and the bushmen's baboon breakfast!

So, where was I? Ah yes. We’d finished our game drives and had one more day with Damian. Our final destination on the tour was the Lake Eyasi area (a water-less lake I should point out). 2,007 more words


South Africa, democracy, and the dangers of demographics (part 1)

(Remember, creatives are psychotic.)
People have been bugging me to write a post on South Africa ever since I started this blog, more or less, so here you go. 3,312 more words

Human Migration, Cultures, And Species Of Exit

Into Africa: The Great Bantu Migration

As I’ve mentioned before, the famous Out of Africa (OoA) migration was likely preceded by an Into Africa migration, or at least, a Moving Through Africa migration. 1,127 more words


Pygmies: Among the world's most isolated peoples, or archaic hominin admixture?

Pygmies are interesting because:

1. They’re the world’s shortest peoples

2. They’re rainforest hunter-gatherers

3. They appear to have split off from the rest of humanity and have been relatively isolated for longer than almost anyone else on Earth. 1,302 more words


Peoples of Southern Africa (Part 3)


The Tswana are also Bantu-speakers; their language branch is called Setsuana and they are also known as Western Sotho. 618 more words