Shangaan

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Shangaan

(ˈʃaŋɡɑːn)
n
(Peoples) a member of any of the Tsonga-speaking Bantu peoples settled in Mozambique and NE Transvaal, esp one who works in a gold mine
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It is said he even called himself Bvekenya and like his father, used to give meat to the local Shangaans who in return would hide him and tell him when the authorities were in the area.
This event was to mark a turning point for the famed elephant poacher, who is better remembered by his Shangaan nickname of Bvekenya.
Bulpin, for example, makes no mention of the fact that Barnard had three Shangaan wives--each with her own village and he had several children by these women.
Some characteristics of Mozambican Shangaans with primary hepatocellular cancer.
Similarly, those from historically disempowered populations--particularly Shangaans, Vendas, and Pedis--often face enormous challenges in claiming full citizenship within the country's cities.
Shangaans share kinship with Zulus also, some of whom migrated to Mozambique in the 19th century.
Neither is a Shangaan from Mozambique or Sotho from Lesotho.
The Zulu and Shangaans (tribes of South Africa) use roots of the plant for curing different forms of chest complaints such as bronchitis, pleurisy and chronic asthma.
The Shangaans applied faultless logic to their predicament, arguing that if there were no animals there would be no tourists, and if there were no tourists then the government may as well give them their lands back.
Now, ten years on, revenue from tourism and hunting safaris has helped build a school, attended by some forty children from the surrounding area, and two grinding mills, while construction has begun on a model village that will allow small groups of foreign visitors to live among the Shangaans.
Some 2,000 miles to the southwest of the Shangaans, another endangered African community is also relying on eco-tourism.
I have over the years, had the exceptional privilege, of pursuing African wildlife in the company of Matabeles, Shangaans, Sothos, Vendas, Tsongas plus various members of the vast network of Shona-speaking tribes.