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Story: The marking of arrows


The marking of arrows


Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks


Arrow making, and Arrow poisoning. By /han≠kass’o (L VIII.-26. 8293-8302, 8315-8334). Two kinds of Arrow. (L VIII.-10. 6923 rev. and 6924 rev., note). Arrow heads, etc. (L VIII.-1. 6086 and 6087). Description of the spur, or barblet, sometimes added to the Arrow shaft by Bushmen. (L VIII.-31. 8770-8773, and 8767 rev., note). The adhesive substance used by Bushmen in making Arrows. Preparation thereof. (L VIII.-1. 6088-6091). The marking of Arrows. (L VIII.-26. 8289-8292). Arrow Bags. (L VIII. 30. 8663 rev., note). The arrows are marked with |kwae (called 'Harpis' by the 'Boer' farmers) and tto. The hunters mark their arrows because they want to be able to recognise them when shooting springbok.


1) This story is found in Book VIII-26


|han≠kass'o (Klein Jantje) (VIII)


28 February & 1 March 1879


Custom and daily life, Artefact and dress


arrows (the marking of) , arrows (are marked with |kwae and tto) , arrows (marked for recognition and identification) , arrows (used to shoot springbok) , markings (made on arrows using |kwae and tto) , markings (on arrows to aid recognition and identification) , tto (used to mark arrows) , tto (pounded together with |kwae) , tto (is red) , tto (red haematite) , |kwae (used in to mark arrows) , |kwae (called 'Harpis' by the 'Boer' farmers) , |kwae (pounded together with red tto) , names (of substances used to mark arrows) , names (used for |kwae by the 'Boer' farmers) , names (|kwae and tto) , hunting (and the marking of arrows to aid identification) , hunting (recognising arrows when shooting springbok) , springbok (recognising arrows when shooting) , springbok (and the marking of arrows)

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Book: BC_151_A2_1_101