Naniqua Jewellery Project

Naniqua, meaning “mountain in the mist”, is the KhoiSan name for the Cockscomb mountain near Hankey in the Eastern Cape. This is a spiritually significant place to the KhoiSan people and therefore the project is managed by members of the Gamtkwa tribe. The KhoiSan people were the original inhabitants of the area who have lived […]

Indigenous Knowledge Project

The Indigenous Knowledge project focuses on the preservation of the Gamtkwa tribe’s ancient knowledge about medicinal and other useful plants. Six trainees have been selected by the Gamtkwa traditional leader: Chief Ronald Booysen. They will receive guidance in indentifying the plants and in the preparation of the traditional medicine. Tony Dold, an ethno-botanist from Rhodes […]

Activities

The Gamtkwa Khoisan Council members: Chief Hester Booysen – Traditional Leader Cynthia August – Chairperson Heinrich Cysaar – Secretary Kobus Reichert – Treasurer & Heritage Jozef Prins – Arts & Culture Johannes Baartman – Additional Member Felicity Matthews – Additional Member The Council is responsible for managing the activities of the tribe such as cultural […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]