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Xo·sa (kō′sä, -zə)
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As participants from Kamba and Bonke (11) districts disclosed, female genital cutting is regarded as mutilating a part of women's body created by Xosa
(God); hence, it is violating not only the physical integrity of women but also disregarding the deeds of Xosa
(past xusyas) 'to pulverize by pounding; harass'.
More specifically, representations of Makeba as a primitive embodiment of Africa allowed this "bashful, beguiling Xosa
[sic] tribeswoman" to bring South Africa and apartheid to the attention of many different kinds of US consumers.