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Story: The rain sorcerer ||kunn; two of ||kunn's children


The rain sorcerer ||kunn; two of ||kunn's children


Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks


Information regarding //kunn was also given by /han≠kass’o (L VIII.-20. 7746-7749). |han≠kass'o speaks of the rainmaker, ||kunn, (who he observed making rain fall) and his relations.


1) p.7745v: |han≠kass'o had personally seen ||kunn make the rain fall, 2) p.7746v: details of ||kunn's relationship with |han≠kass'o, 3) p.7748v: ||kunn had died by the time |han≠kass'o returned from the Breakwater Convict Station, 4) See 'Oud Bakkis' or 'One Nose', 5) This story is found in Book VIII-20


|han≠kass'o (Klein Jantje) (VIII)


15 – 16 October 1878


History (personal), The Rain and Rain's water, Custom and daily life


rain (and ||kunn, the rainmaker or rain-sorcerer) , rain (rainmaking in |han≠kass'o's country) , rain (in |han≠kass'o's country) , rain (the direction it travels) , rain (from the west) , rain (that travels northwards) , rain (rainmaking at |han≠kass'o's place) , rain (rainmaking) , |han≠kass'o (and ||kunn, the rainmaker) , |han≠kass'o (his personal history) , |han≠kass'o (his relations) , |han≠kass'o (his country) , |han≠kass'o (his place is in the east where the sun rises) , sorcerer (or rainmaker) , sorcerer (||kunn, the rainmaker) , sorcerer (rain-sorcerer) , sorcerer (who makes rain) , sorcerer (in |han≠kass'o's country) , rainmaking (by ||kunn the rainmaker or rain-sorcerer) , rainmaking (at |han≠kass'o's place) , rainmaking (in |han≠kass'o's country) , rain-sorcerer (rainmaker) , rain-sorcerer (called ||kunn, and two of his children) , rainmaker (rain-sorcerer) , rainmaker (called ||kunn, and two of his children) , groups (of |xam) , groups (names of) , groups ('Berg or Mountain Bushmen') , groups (and |han≠kass'o's people) , Breakwater Convict Station (people who died while |han≠kass'o was in) , Breakwater Convict Station (|han≠kass'o's time in) , ||kunn (the rainmaker) , ||kunn (the rain-sorcerer) , ||kunn (loved |han≠kass'o) , ||kunn (the names of his relations) , ||kunn (his children, ≠kakken-ki-ttai and ≠kakka-!k'e) , ||kunn (his personal history) , ||kunn (his relationship with |han≠kass'o) , ||kunn (the rainmaker or rain-sorcerer) , ||kunn (made rain which came from the west) , names (of |xam individuals) , names (a rainmaker called ||kunn) , names (of ||kunn's two children) , names (of |xam groups) , |xam (names of groups of) , |xam ('Berg or Mountain Bushmen')

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