The Covenant Setting & Symbolism

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San

A clan of desert dwellers who survived on their hunting skills almost entirely, and lived in 13,000 years before the present era, the San Bushmen are under five feet tall, brown skinned and wrinkled looking. When a hunt is successful, never knowing when the next one will be, the clansmen gorge themselves until they have hardly any wrinkles on them whatsoever. That extra body fat is what sustains them to the next successful hunt.

Sofala

Port traveled to by Nxumalo leading sixty seven porters bearing trade for the Arabians who sailed in from India and China.

Strandloopers

Translated as beach rangers, this name is given by the Dutch to the natives living off shell fish and anything they could steal from the sailors.

Hottentots

Name given by the Dutch to the taller natives living inland at the Cape of Good Hope who raised sheep and cattle and were...

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