Heaven's Herds

2006-09-01 18:44

This is the story of Nguni cattle, a hardy, colorful breed indigenous to southern Africa, and the intimate relationship forged over centuries between them and the Nguni people, the amaZulu in particular. The story of the herds is the story of the people who herd them. The lives of the people and the cattle are intricately interwoven at social, economic and spiritual levels. The people have a deep and special respect for these animals. Much of traditional Nguni wisdom is projected on to the cattl

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