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Xhosa Gallery

Xhosa Gallery

Learn more about the interesting social life and culture of the Xhosa of the Eastern Cape, South Africa.


MAQOMA (1798-1873)

MaqomaMaqoma was the greatest Xhosa warrior, guerilla general and leader of the nineteenth century.


Enoch Mankayi Sontonga: Composer of Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika


The origins of Enoch Mankayi Sontonga and the hymn he wrote, Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, are humble and obscure.

Xhosa Displays


Anthropology collects and documents Xhosa traditional knowledge, ranging from artifacts and medicines to myths and rituals.