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October 2015

SACRED TREES IN HEALERS’ YARDS EAST MPUMALANGA

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“.. in the land of the ancient Zulus in my time when I was a young man, we never used to call trees “trees” but rather “growing people”. “This is a person”. Credo Mutwa (1996:15)

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MURALS AT SACRED SPACES IN EAST MPUMALANGA.

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Walls vividly painted with stylized botanical species, figurative imagery or repetitive patterns using linear motifs or dots announce the yards of traditional healers to passers-by.

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