By Joan G. Fairweather
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The sand and dry heat and empty distance of the semi-desert lands where the Khoikhoi originated are embedded in their speech. But so is softness, greenness. ¹⁵ The psychological and social impact of this dehumanization of African people endures to this day. In post-apartheid South Africa, the voices of aboriginal minorities like the Khoikhoi and San are still struggling to be heard. The Nama (Khoikhoi) people of the Richtersveld, who were driven from their ancestral lands by colonial settlers, are clinging to the last vestiges of their land and language.
They took away our languages. … They just whipped our spirits. ³⁰ The term “land claim” is itself a barrier to aboriginal justice in Canada. It implies that in order to claim their homes the burden of proof lies with the original inhabitants to make their “claim” for its return. Moreover, European-based courts set the criteria for making these claims. If the claim is based on aboriginal rights, then the claimants must prove that they use and occupy the territory to the exclusion of other people; that they have lived there from time immemorial; and that they are an organized society.
To them, the gifts were not only symbols of their renewed allegiance with the English but also an agreed-upon price for occupation and use of their lands. With the French defeated, rumours quickly spread that the British were going to seize Indian lands for settlement. The Indians were well aware of the danger they faced. In 760, Ojibway Chief Minweweh sent this message to the British Colonial Oﬃce: Although you have conquered the French, you have not conquered us. We are not your slaves. These lakes, these woods and mountains were left us by our ancestors.
A Common Hunger: Land Rights in Canada And South Africa (Missing Voices Series) by Joan G. Fairweather