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A/Xarra Restorative Justice Forum: What We do

A/Xarra Restorative Justice Forum Members are active in the community and involved in many important initiatives. Here you will find some of the work they are doing.


 

Khoi and San Language Revival

 

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  • First certified foundational Khoekhoegowab course for SA

https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2020-12-21-first-certified-foundational-khoekhoegowab-course-for-sa

  • Review of Kora: A lost Khoisan language of the early Cape and the Gariep (Unisa Press), by June Bam-Hutchison (Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town)

https://www.sahistory.org.za/archive/review-kora-lost-khoisan-language-early-cape-and-gariep-unisa-press-june-bam-hutchison

  • Language course cements Khoi identity

https://www.iol.co.za/weekend-argus/news/language-course-cements-khoi-identity-5758f61b-3b7a-417f-bf00-e4f694688843

-Year-old San and Khoi Centre adds invaluable indigenous knowledge to archive

http://www.humanities.uct.ac.za/news/year-old-san-and-khoi-centre-adds-invaluable-indigenous-knowledge-archive 

  • Heritage Month: UCT cleansing ceremonies a powerful transformation narrative

https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2021-09-29-uct-cleansing-ceremonies-a-powerful-transformation-narrative 

  • TLC2020: teaching as a form of social responsiveness

https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2020-10-07-tlc2020-teaching-as-a-form-of-social-responsiveness 

  • First certified foundational Khoekhoegowab course for SA

https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2020-12-21-first-certified-foundational-khoekhoegowab-course-for-sa 

  • Saving southern Africa’s oldest languages

https://mg.co.za/africa/2020-07-20-saving-southern-africas-oldest-languages/

  • Language course cements Khoi identity

https://www.iol.co.za/weekend-argus/news/language-course-cements-khoi-identity-5758f61b-3b7a-417f-bf00-e4f694688843 

  • Review of Kora: A lost Khoisan language of the early Cape and the Gariep (Unisa Press), by June Bam-Hutchison (Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town)

https://www.sahistory.org.za/archive/review-kora-lost-khoisan-language-early-cape-and-gariep-unisa-press-june-bam-hutchison 

 

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  • The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Cape Town (UCT) hosted a virtual San & Khoi Heritage Month Colloquium, titled “Unburning the Fire and Acknowledgement of Land Cleansing Ceremony” on 29 September 2021.

https://www.news.uct.ac.za/news/videos/-article/2021-10-01-uct-hosts-virtual-san-khoi-heritage-month-colloquium 

 

Challenging Development at Two Rivers Urban Park

 

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  • Group walks through the Cape CBD to protest Amazon development at River Club site

https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/group-walks-through-the-cape-cbd-to-protest-amazon-development-at-river-club-site-a8c83c3c-f547-4d38-ba03-9bca82bc7f16 

  • Heritage Western Cape slams River Club development plan

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-02-19-heritage-western-cape-slams-river-club-development-plan/ 

  • How to whitewash colonial pain and trauma

https://mg.co.za/opinion/2020-09-24-how-to-whitewash-colonial-pain-and-trauma/ 

 

Listen

  • 'Black River development: Here's why we are against it' 

https://omny.fm/shows/the-morning-review-with-lester-kiewit/black-river-development-why-we-are-against 

  • Concerns raised over the obs development

https://omny.fm/shows/the-midday-report-capetalk/concerns-raised-over-the-obs-developme

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https://obs.org.za/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/River-Club-RADIO-786.mp3 

 

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  • Allan Boesak - why #Statuesmustfall was part of #June16th march to deliver the 50 000+ signatures 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l80LT8szaQY&ab_channel=OCANewsChannel 

  • Walk of resistance against Amazon River Club development

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdlI9geNRd4&ab_channel=NdifunaUkwazi 

  • Stop the River Club Development

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=447osdabfC4&ab_channel=AndreaCouvert 



 

Nama, Herero and Damara Genocide

 

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  • More than 100 Years Without Reparations to Victims of Genocide in Namibia

https://rights.culturalsurvival.org/more-100-years-without-reparations-victims-genocide-namibia 

  • Martinus Fredericks On Germany - Namibia Compensation Agreement

https://rights.culturalsurvival.org/martinus-fredericks-germany-namibia-compensation-agreement 

 

Publications by A/Xarra Restorative Justice Forum Members

  • Lewis, Desiree, and Gabeba Baderoon, eds. Surfacing: On being black and feminist in South Africa. Wits University Press, 2021.

https://www.news24.com/citypress/trending/books/black-feminist-writers-in-south-africa-raise-their-voices-in-a-new-book-20210603-2

https://witspress.co.za/catalogue/surfacing/ 

https://jacana.co.za/product/rethinking-africa-indigenous-women-re-interpret-southern-africas-pasts/ 

http://www.humanities.uct.ac.za/news/rethinking-africa-indigenous-women-re-interpret-southern-africa%E2%80%99s-pasts 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEIkOguGV9U&t=47s&ab_channel=Khoi%26SanUnitUCT 

  • Bam, June, Lungisile Ntsebeza, and Allan Zinn, eds. Whose History Counts: Decolonising African Pre-Colonial Historiography. African SUN Media, 2018.

https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/99116941153506421 

  • Jenkins, Tauriq. "When it flows, it floods." New Agenda: South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy 2021.79 (2021): 36-41.

https://obs.org.za/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Tauriq-Jenkins-New-Agenda-No79-2021.pdf 

  • Abrahams, Yvette. "How Must I Explain to the Dolphins?: An Intersectional Approach to Theorizing the Epistemology of Climate Uncertainty." Environmental Ethics 40.4 (2018): 389-404.

 

Food Security and Advocating for the Marginalized

 

  • Rights violations threaten individuals and communities via lockdown regulations in South Africa

https://c19peoplescoalition.org.za/rights-violations-threaten-individuals-and-communities-via-lockdown-regulations-in-south-afric/ 

  • Hungry men and women are angry men and women, say activists

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-07-27-hungry-men-and-women-are-angry-men-and-women-say-activists/ 

 

Transforming Museums

  • The Big Review: Slavery at the Rijksmuseum by Carine Zaayman

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2021/07/09/the-big-review-slavery-at-the-rijksmuseum 

  • ‘Under Cover of Darkness’ team present at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 6 April 2021

https://undercoverofdarkness.co.za/press/ 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVEuKtKVLCE&ab_channel=CLUEPlus 

  • ‘Inter-RESTING Times’ exhibition restores a touch of dignity to museum life

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-12-06-inter-resting-times-exhibition-restores-a-touch-of-dignity-to-museum-life/