Bantu-speaking


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able to communicate in Bantu

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Some rock-art is the product of Bantu-speaking agriculturists (e.
Key findings of our study are that: (1) cattle were present in westem South Africa early in the first millennium AD; (2) early cattle are thus unlikely to have been obtained from Bantu-speaking agropastoralists in eastern South Africa, because the date presented here pre-dates (or only minimally overlaps with the start of) the Banm-expansion into that region (Huffman 2007); (3) migration may be a more tenable hypothesis than diffusion for the spread of early pastoralism (although whether early migrants spoke Khoekhoe remains moot); and (6) livestock are more likely to have spread along a westem route to the Cape than one through the central interior of southern Africa.
But since Spanish is a sister language of French, and since there are many writers born in French- and Bantu-speaking African nations, this feature of Guinean literature is not so novel.
The Bantu-speaking Ovambo and Hereto migrated from the north in about the 14th century, while white settlers arrived in the 19th century.
1) 'Cattle' as cultural marker have been central to the traditional cosmology of Sub-Saharan African peoples and has been entwined with South African history since the first arrival of the Bantu-speaking tribes from northeast Africa around 590-700 AD.
Bantu-speaking Owambo people settled the rich farmlands of the north.
South Africa's original residents included San hunter-gatherers, or Bushmen, and Khoikhoi farmers, followed by Bantu-speaking peoples from central Africa.
There is virtually no trust or sense of common purpose between the Nilotic peoples of the northeast (including the Acholi) and the Bantu-speaking peoples of the southwest.
Some believe the term is derived from "Regga," the name of a Bantu-speaking tribe, according to the Web site, www.
Gomez's Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Tranformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South (University of North Carolina Press, March 1998) describes how groups from the major areas of Africa who found themselves in the United States--those from the Senegambia, the Bight of Benin, Sierra Leone, the Akan-speaking areas of Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire, the Igbo of Nigeria, and Bantu-speaking populations from West Central Africa--exchanged their distinctive African "country marks" to develop an African American identity, often through collaboration in struggles against the institution of enslavement.
Some 25 percent of Asians are [alpha]-actinin-3 deficient, compared with only 1 percent of Bantu-speaking people in Africa.
Bantu-speaking subjects of southern Africa carrying the TF D allele are characterized by lower indices of serum iron status.
Can he define the "national identity" of the marauding Bantu-speaking tribes who swept southwards through Africa eliminating the aboriginals?
The Bantu-Speaking Peoples of Southern Africa (London, 1974), 318-43, 338.
While women have devised this new mode of expression, Zimbabwean men continue to practice centuries-old stone-carving methods that are steeped in the folklore and religious mysticism of the Bantu-speaking Shona people.