Chief Ockert Lewies of Griqua people of South Africa passes on

Chief Ockert Lewies of Griqua people of South Africa passed away after a long battle with cancer.

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The Griqua people are mixed heritage people between the European colonial men and khoikhoi & Tswana women.


Photo : Ockert Lewies

Now the predominantly speak Afrikaaner language but are still fighting to conserve their language from extinction. They also have their own monarchical system headed by a paramount chief or sometimes called king though not officially recognised as a kingship by South African government


Photo : Ockert Lewies
Photo : Armand Hough/ Africa News Agency
Photo : @Makhandafafrika


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