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It is, however, mainly through informal recreational activities that praise poetry penetrates Xhosa people from the early stages of their lives.
(11) Xhosa people speak of their rituals as 'work', translating directly from the word 'umsebenzi.
The first looks at nineteenth-century accounts by colonial administrators, European missionaries, and Tiyo Soga, a Xhosa Christian minister, to argue that these stories were involved in a broader project to subjugate the Xhosa people. Wenzel shows that literacy was a crucial engine of the European civilizing mission.
Divided into three well-crafted parts, the book presents the geography, history, politics, and lifestyle of the Xhosa people and their interaction with the European missionaries from the London Missionary Society (LMS) and with British colonial officers in the nineteenth century.
While studying the conception of the case by the Xhosa people it will be important to also focus on the universality of human legal systems.
After the apartheid Pass Laws were scrapped in 1986, a number of informal settlements were established on the Flats by predominantly Xhosa people in search of work in the city (khayelitsha means 'new home' in Xhosa).
Inkomo (cow) sometimes among the Xhosa people is slaughtered to appease the ancestors.
In April 1856, the fifteen-year-old Xhosa girl Nongqawuse was hailed by two strangers near the mouth of the Gxarha River, a short distance beyond the colonial border that divided independent Xhosaland from British Kaffraria, and advised to communicate a message to the Xhosa people. Claiming to emanate from the ancestors, the message instructed the amaXhosa to renounce witchcraft, to slaughter their cattle and refrain from the cultivation of crops, and to build new grain pits, cattle enclosures and houses.
Peires, The House of Phalo: A History of the Xhosa People in the Days of their Independence (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1981) and, more recently, Norman Etherington, The Great Treks: The Transformation if Southern Africa, 1815-1854 (London, 2001).
The nature of Xhosa music also varies very much today because of dramatic socio-political changes among the Xhosa people. The nature of Xhosa music varies because modern theatres and marketing organisations operate according to specifications laid down relating to the promotion of any branch of music.
The Xhosa people in region have been brewing the drink for years.