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Until the lion has his own historian the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter -African Proverb

June 22, 2012

Chief David Stuurman the first of the Khoi to be exiled to Australia in 1823


After an enquiry from a ‘Stuurman’ descendant in Australia, I decided to put something together on two of my favourite Khoi, father and son historical figures, Klaas and David Stuurman.

In 1799 the Khoi Chief, Klaas Stuurman, who had given refuge to many escaped slaves (drosters), began to take up the cause of Khoi…….

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From → Ancient Ones

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