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  • noun Plural form of Griqua.

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Examples

  • Here there were endless bickerings between the Boers, the rapidly growing native tribe of the Basutos, and the half-breeds called Griquas, hunting clans sprung from Dutch fathers and

    Impressions of South Africa

  • When Mr. Cumming was in that part of the interior of South Africa inhabited by the tribe called the Griquas, he had a remarkable and fearful encounter with a lioness.

    Forest & Frontiers

  • "As those who thus stepped out from the main body to attack the Griquas were the chiefs of the Mantatees, and many of them were killed, their deaths, one after the other, disheartened the whole body.

    The Mission; or Scenes in Africa

  • "As those who thus stepped out from the main body to attack the Griquas were the chiefs of the Mantatees, and many of them were killed, their deaths, one after the other, disheartened the whole body.

    The Mission

  • Note 2: CA: 1/STB/11/19 folio 10 p 5, LFL, Hottentot Adam Kok, for Stinkfontein, 31 Aug. 1792; Robert Ross, Adam Kok's Griquas: A Study in the Development of Stratification in South Africa (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976). back

    Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa

  • Note 41: On independent mixed-race communities, see Ross, Adam Kok's Griquas; Elbourne, Blood Ground. back

    Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa

  • In addition to well-documented examples such as the Griquas and the Basters, limited independent Khoisan presence persisted within the settler orbit. 41 Increasing colonial land claims along the Olifants River and the surrounding Cedarberg changed the movement and distribution of indigenous communities.

    Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa

  • State, Griquas and Griffons, while the other would see South

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Central Unions (Free State, Griquas and Griffons) the fifth Super14 rugby franchise, rather than the government backed South Eastern

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This was the more remarkable, as the Griquas, Boers, and

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

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