Guest author: Roberta Eaton ~ Beliefs and myths of southern Africa VI: The Sotho-Tswana people

This is the last post in the Myths and beliefs of southern Africa series and is about the Sotho-Tswana speaking people. Thank you, Sue Vincent, for hosting this series, it has been a lot of fun!

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Roberta Eaton, aka Robbie Cheadle, shares the final post on the beliefs and myths of her home. Other posts in the series can be found by cicking here: Part One, Part TwoPart Three, Part Four and Part Five.

Myths and beliefs of southern Africa – The Sotho-Tswana people

This is the last post in this myths and beliefs of southern Africa series and is about the Sotho-Tswana people of southern Africa is largely comprised of the South Sotho (Basuto and Sotho), the West Sotho (Tswana) and the North Sotho (Pedi) people.

Most Sotho people were historically herders of cattle, goats and sheep and growers of grains and tobacco. The Sotho people were also recognised for their metal and leather work as well as their wood and ivory carving.

Flat roofed dwelling, built by Basotho farmers near Bloemfontein. Picture from https://www.sahistory.org.za/article/sotho-south-sotho-or-basotho

The Sotho people live largely…

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