Between 1904 and 2004, the German state officially denied that genocide against the Indigenous Herero and Nama people in land that is now known as Namibia had ever occurred under German colonial rule, despite conclusive historical sources and internationally recognized investigations. Hear how communities are sorting through the painful legacy of this violence and indifference in the present in the following interview with Martinus Fredericks, Nama leader and activist.
Hendrik Witboi, leader of the Nama rebellion against German rule. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain. commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Witb…ile:Witboi.jpg.
"Xul Kej" by Sotz'il. Used with permission.
Indigenous Rights Radio Intro track features "Burn your Village to the Ground" by @a-tribe-called-red. Used with permission.
Shaldon Ferris (KhoiSan)
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