John Brearley Botswana Collection

Interview with John Hardbattle and G/ishe, G/ashe regarding family responsibilities

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:45

  • Cultures

    Khoisan

  • Shelf mark

    C65/31

  • Recording date

    1991-08-11

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Performers

    Brearley, John (interviewer), G/ishe, G/ashe (interviewees), Hardbattle, John (interviewee)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    Regarding John Brearley's responsibilities towards K!oba and N/ubi, the widow and son of Old //xa N!are, his namesake. N/ubi is about 8. There follows some conversation between JH and K/, including the following: The white man always gives his name first, then he asks your name. If you go to Namibia, the people there call you by their own name, which they choose(the rest is not translated).

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