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  • n. Plural form of Bushman.


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  • In his 1979 ethnography "The Kung San: Men, Women and Work in a Foraging Society," Mr. Lee wrote that "the term Bushmen has both racist and sexist connotations."

    The Name Game:

  • Today we know that the Bushmen are the link to our original ancestors.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • A court recently ruled against them on the issue and the Bushmen are appealing.

    Survival International: Boycott Botswanan Tourism

  • The fashion of renaming the Bushmen of Southwestern Africa as the “San” exemplifies many of the problems with the name game.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Shroud of Torino

  • Feldman says the finding suggests that the Bushmen are the source of all Homo sapiens, or early humans, dating back some 200,000 years.

    Modern Humans Traced to Southern African Bushmen

  • After clashing at the start of the last century with German settlers in modern-day Namibia and then being exploited by South Africa's apartheid regime in the 1980s, the San, also known as Bushmen, are now threatened by the 21st century curses of unemployment, poverty, alcohol abuse and HIV-AIDS.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This comes after Liberal Democrat Baroness Jenny Tonge called the Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert "stone age" and "primitive" in a

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In December, in Botswana, the San people -- sometimes called the Bushmen -- won the court case over their eviction from their homeland.

    Good News We're Not Hearing About

  • Bushmen is fed by a western view of the "so-called Bushmen as some sort of exotic race living in splendid isolation from other peoples as subsistence hunter-gatherers."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Basarwa tribesmen, also known as Bushmen, won a court order in

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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