Stars as sites of cultural meaning for the San

Marvelling at the stars studding the night sky is always a highlight of spending time in the southern Kalahari. For the San, stars were sites of cultural meaning in both the earth-bound world and in the sky. Stories, told and heard around their campfires, offered a vision of lives lived in a web of connection with the environment, and the world of both the physical and the spiritual. Read further in this story, Stars are small dark things, written by Pippa Skotnes

Ref: SAN STORIES IN THE SKY.

Drag
Scroll