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History and Water Related Culture:



Basic Life Experiences and Water

As much of the history of southern Africa is oral history, stories play a significant role in the communication of history, culture and beliefs.  The following pages include a series of stories for Lesotho and Namibia.  Some from the personal experiences of Orange-Senqu River basin stakeholders and others gathered from oral history projects.

The rains bring life to the desert and to the people.
Source:Reed 2009
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