History & Culture in Botswana

The Botswana are descended for the most part from Bantu-talking clans who relocated southward into the district 1500 years back, living in ancestral enclaves as agriculturists and herders. The rearrangement comparatively dislodged the indigenous seeker gatherer Bushman clans of the San and Khoe, who'd lived in the Okavango-Makgadikgadi territory for a long time.

A few Iron Age societies prospered from around 900 AD, with the Touts we, situated in the eastern area of what is currently Botswana, depending on dairy cattle held in kraals as their wellspring of riches. Conversely, the adjoining Mapungubwe clans depended on gold as verification of status and progressive system. By the thirteenth century, Touts we lands were exhausted from dry season and over-touching, and the way of life fallen regardless of its prosperity as an exchanging country. Until the landing of Europeans in the nineteenth century, inherited lifestyle, including the renown conceded to the proprietors of extensive crowds of cows, ruled over the locale.

All of the numerous ethnic societies in Botswana have its own legacy of fantasies, myths, ceremonies, values and customary creative standards. However, the covering likenesses between the distinctive segments make a homogenous culture, giving a rich and beautiful interwoven of the different entirety. Marriage customs and services vary impressively between the clans, however all are acknowledged in the numerous intermarriages occurring.  Experience the cultural diversity of Botswana with our Botswana holiday packages. 

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