his­tory in Pic­tures

FROM HUN­TERS TO FARM­ERS

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a Khoisan hunter-gath­erer in South africa takes aim with a bow and poi­son-tipped ar­row. Be­lieved to be the first in­hab­i­tants of south­ern africa, this in­dige­nous peo­ple lived a semi-no­madic life for thou­sands of years be­fore they lost their lands in South africa, Namibia and Botswana to colonists. Within a few years of this photo be­ing taken, the bush­men were in­creas­ingly be­ing forced to adopt farm­ing as new laws cur­tailed their move­ments. 1905

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