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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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