Afrikaner

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Synonyms for Afrikaner

a white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans

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belonging or relating to white people of South Africa whose ancestors were Dutch or to their language

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108)" They are on record for having joined African political groupings to fight against the Afrikaaner government's apartheid polic (109) y.
79) By the late 1980s, the ruling Afrikaaners were increasingly aware that change was inevitable.
Dennis Haysbert as Mandela with Joseph Fiennes as Afrikaaner warden James Gregory.
And she claims that is the majority of whites, whether English or Afrikaaner (1989, 302).
The Second World War had just ended but no lessons seemed to have been learned as the family watched the Afrikaaner Nationalist party win a surprise election.
Julie had been staying with her friend Tinus Opperman - a 25-year-old Afrikaaner - at his parents' house in Sabie, about 120 miles from Johannesburg.
He then carved out a successful acting career which included a role as a gay Afrikaaner hairdresser in a popular South African soap.
The major cities of Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Pietermaritzburg, and Johannesburg have museums and strong historical ties to the Afrikaaner culture (Figure 12-11).
To his credit, he seems to have been in favour of giving the vote to blacks, something that would not be achieved until Nelson Mandela's ANC finally defeated the brutal Afrikaaner regime.
Turner traveled extensively--back to New Zealand researching Maori religious movements in 1976; around Melanesia in 1977, assisting missionaries and national scholars in understanding Cargo Cults; and forging important links with Afrikaaner Christian scholars such as David Bosch in South Africa in 1978.
The death of Modisane's father, which I discuss in more detail below, brings this equation into relief: Modisane reports his father's emasculation by years of treatment as a "kaffir" by Afrikaaner police, and in his death, his features blur, rendering him nonhuman.
From casual chat and friendly mingling, it moved to African religious songs, line dancing, Afrikaaner folk dancing.
In this there is a clear reflection of the huge difficulties of the Afrikaaner community, which provided the national government until 1994, to imagine a sharply different role for themselves in the new South Africa.
Many of us are quite worried about the angst-ridden Afrikaaner and what the future holds for him.
Breytenbach, an Afrikaaner poet, served seven years in South African prisons for his antiapartheid activities.