!Khwa tuu – San Education Center

We will visit the !Kwha ttu San cultural and Education Center, which is an organization set up to showcase the lives of the descendents of the earliest indigenous peoples of southern Africa.  The San themselves will tell us about their history, traditional knowledge, skills, languages, customs and current concerns.  Included in the tour will be a visit to a replica of a traditional San village.  This tour will provide a window onto the ways that our ancestors lived for more than 99 percent of human history.

Academic Objectives:

1.    See examples of the ways human ancestors lived for more than 99 percent of human history.

2.   Hear the distinctive click language of the San people, one of the rarest languages in the world.

3.  Understand the pride of the San people as they demonstrate to us their ways of living in a harsh land.