(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.
ROBBEN ISLAND...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
As she points out, today there are "white nationalist websites" that revisit the topic of the concentration camps, identify what happened in them as a "holocaust," and advocate the creation of an independent Afrikaaner
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).
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
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.