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Griqua

(ˈɡriːkwə; ˈɡrɪk-) or

Grikwa

npl -qua, -quas, -kwa or -kwas
1. (Peoples) a member of a people of mixed European and Khoikhoi ancestry, living chiefly in Griqualand
2. (Languages) the language or dialect of Khoikhoi spoken by this people, belonging to the Khoisan family
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But he can potter about and garden, being a Griqua by birth.
What apology has been made, or restitution paid, to the indigenous Khoikhoi and the Griqua who were once able to enjoy the lands of the Transvaal?
David's own method of mapping history can be found in the Griqua family tree at the beginning of the book.
(38) The MJC was joined by representatives of other religious traditions; among them were the Western Cape Christian Ministers' Association, the Western Cape Traditional Leaders and Cultural Council, the Khoisan Griqua Royal House, the Bahai Community of South Africa, the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Centre, and the Hindu and Jewish communities.
On the northern Cape frontier, raiding appeared as an integral part of an economy in which Korana and Griqua 'middlemen' used cattle to establish captaincies central to trade networks between the Cape and the interior (Keegan 1996: 178; Legassick 2010 11969]: 111-2, 176; Penn 2005).
I was bom into the Griqua tribe of the Khoisan people and grew up on the ancestral lands of my people in the Northern Cape Province in South Africa, where I was exposed to numerous cultural practices as a child.
The Making of Griqua, Inc.: Indigenous Struggles for Land and Autonomy in South Africa
(10) That economic competition rather than race was at the heart of these conflicts is demonstrated by Edward Cavanagh's study of the Griqua, a mainly Khoikhoi-speaking people in the northern Cape.
The 'Coloured' group included people of Khoisan, Malaysian, Griqua, Indian, and Chinese origin (as cited in SADHS, 2007).
In the particular instance of Plaatje's personal formation this was the violent encounter between Barolong history and European history in adjacency to San history, Griqua history and Khoe history.