Subsistence economy The OvaHimba are predominantly livestock farmers who breed fat-tailed sheep and goats , but count their wealth in the number of their cattle. Their diet is also supplemented by cornmeal , chicken eggs, wild herbs and honey. Only occasionally, and opportunistically, are the livestock sold for cash. The men's main tasks are tending to the livestock farming, herding where the men will often be away from the family home for extended periods, animal slaughtering , construction , and holding council with village tribal chiefs. Both the fire and the livestock are closely tied to their veneration of the dead , the sacred fire representing ancestral protection and the sacred livestock allowing "proper relations between human and ancestor". The Erembe headdress indicates both are married.
Damara people - Wikipedia
Clans[ edit ] The Damara consist of 34 clans: The Arodaman later shared their land with the Herero Kavazembi who arrived much later. The Tsoaxudaman are also known as the Tsoaxaudaman. Their name is derived from their ability to survive in such an environment.
These Africans had two great migrations East. And then making their way to South America - the remains called "Luzia" in Brazil. The second OOA migration event, saw Blacks from Africa; some with straight hair and "Mongol features" see; San people below , take an "Inland route" through southern Asia and on up to China about , B. Included with this group, were straight haired Blacks "without" Mongol features - now called "Dravidians" who stayed close to Africa, and settled in India and other areas of southern Asia see below. Continuing on with Zhoukoudian cave China, where "Peking man" was found:
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