Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Exhibition of an historical journey

Gallery compiled by Seithati Semenokane and Libokanyo Mokhadinyana.
"Hintsa the Great"
King Hintsa kaKhawuta (1789-1835)
Great Monarch of the Xhosa

"The Great Elephant"
King Dingane ka Semangakhona (1975-1840)
King of Zulu Nation (1828-1840)

"Prisoner of War'
Chief Kgalushi Malaboho
Iconic Chief of the Bahananwa and Beseiged prisoner of the boers (estimate 1860's - 1939) 

"Man of Cloth"
Dr Johannes Theodorus van der Kemp (1747-1811)
First Missionary among the Xhosa and Khoi Khoi
Founder of the first Dutch Missionary Society

"Rebel Kaptein"
Chief David Stuurman (1773-1830)

"King of Kings"
King Sekhukhune (1814-1882)
King of the Bapedi and freedom fighter

"The Indomitable One"
Queen Labotsibeni Mduli (1838-1923)
Queen regent of Swaziland and joint head of state 

"Right Hand Man"
Hadji Ojer Ally (1853-1922)
First President of the Hadima Islamic Society
Pioneer of the 'Congress' Movement

"First Secretary General"
Sol Plaatjie (1876-1932)
Founding Member and first Secretary General of the S.A. Native National Congress, 1912-1917

"Founding Father"
John Langalibale Dube (1871-1946)
First President of the South African Native National  Congress, 1912-1917

"First Speaker of Congress"
Thomas Mtobi Mapikela (1869-1945)
Founder member and first Speaker of the S.A. National Congress (SANNC)

"Lion of the North"
King Makhado Ramabulana
King of the VhaVenda (around 1840-1895)

"Mother of African Freedom"
Charlotte Maxeke (1874-1939)
President of the Bantu Women's League
First African female graduate from South Africa.

John William Colenso (1814-1883)
First Anglican Bishop of Natal
Constitutional Theologian and Human Rights Campaigner

"The Shephard One
Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826-1884)
The  last king of the Independent Zulu Nation (1872-1879) 

"Free Thinker"
Olive Schreiner (1855-1920)
Writer of one of the first Feminist Treaties of the 20th Century. 

"Rebel With a Cause"
King Nyobela of the Ndebele Regent King of the Ndzundza Ndebele
Died 1902