Waar kom Boere vandaan?

JH_Pierneef_-_Die_Groot_Trek_1938

Boere kom nie van Jan van Riebeeck af nie. Jan van Riebeeck word ook slegs gebruik omdat elke storie iewers moet begin en glad nie omdat enige afstammeling van van Riebeeck ooit relevant was of is nie. Sou van Riebeeck nie self Suidelike Afrika toe gereis het nie, sou die VOC iemand anders gestuur het …

Daniel Christiaan Esterhuyse

Daniel Christiaan Esterhuyse

1814: Swellendam. The birth of the first boer poet Daniel Christiaan Esterhuyse. Daniel Esterhuyse grew up extremely poor, he did receive formal schooling, for a total of nine weeks after which he accepted gainful employment on the farm of a well respected farmer. He was a lowly farm worker but he worked so very hard …

Dolos

Originally the Afrikaans word “dolos” is derived from Dutch, from the word Dollen and Os, Os is Ox. Dollen means to fool around, playing or teasing. Kids where playing a game which they called “bot gooien” or bone throwing, which referred to the throwing of ox bones (indawule) as used by traditional healers (inyanga) and …

Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed – C. H. Thomas

ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED The Conspiracy of the 19th Century Unmasked By C.H. THOMAS of Belfast Transvaal formerly Orange Free State Burgher SECOND EDITION LONDON: HODDER AND STOUGHTON 27 PATERNOSTER ROW MCM _Butler & Tanner The Selwood Printing Works Frome and London_ Copyright: Expired NOTICE The present book had been intended for publication …