Isabella Guriras, Senior Traditional Councillor did traditional rituals, while Mr H Eichab recited a poem and the #Nu-Koen Cultural Group from the Damaras
performed a ritual dance.
Overlooking the valley a spring issues from the ochre coloured rocks, and from it one can see the broken down walls of the first white settlers' farm established by David and Ella Keen in 1946 after the South African administration had dispossessed the Damaras
of their traditional homeland.
However, we acknowledge that other groups such as the Damaras
and Namas were heavily affected by the German colonialism," he said in Parliament.
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