Gamtkwa Khoisan Council

The local Khoisan tribe that is indigenous to the Kouga area of the Eastern Cape elected the Gamtkwa Khoisan Council to represent them. Their main objectives are to protect, develop and to promote the heritage of the Khoisan people residing in the area. In order to achieve this, they are involved in a number of cultural projects to assist their community. The Council actively participates in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes as well as Heritage Impact Assessments (HIA’s) to ensure that the heritage of the Khoisan people is preserved for future generations. They also have a representative that has been elected by all the tribes in the Eastern Cape to serve on the National Khoisan Council to assist with the legal recognition of Khoisan communities in South Africa.

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