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Xhosa boys practice stick fighting. The Xhosa wars need to be afforded the respect and reverence due to them. Photo: Elizabeth Sejake
Xhosa boys practice stick fighting. The Xhosa wars need to be afforded the respect and reverence due to them. Photo: Elizabeth Sejake

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As we bid farewell to Heritage Month, it is imperative that we embark on a deeper assessment of the health and state of the indigenous identity that was purportedly part of the month’s celebrations.

What defines a society and sets a group of people apart are their organic characteristics and a treasured history that is used as a basis for moulding the future.

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