Tag Archives: San mythology (Kalahari)

Dreams of Eland: San Myth and Rock Art

  Jeremy Solnick introduces a discussion of the dreams of eland as represented in rock paintings by the Southern San who inhabited the Drakensberg and Maluti mountains in Africa. The eland features prominently in San myth and was felt to … Continue reading

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Thursday 19 March: The San-Bushmen of the Kalahari in Laurens van der Post’s “Heart of the Hunter”

This week Fliss Rich introduces a discussion of the myths of the San-Bushmen of the Kalahari, and of van der Post’s exploration of their tales and lifestyle in his travel book Heart of the Hunter (1961). Click the link to … Continue reading

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