Coen Welsh | Nov 14, 2017 | 0
Final resting place for compatriots
He added that he looks forward with eager anticipation for further repatriation of more human remains from Germany to Namibia, to give effect to the closure on the repulsive events of the early recorded history of the Namibian resistance and for their soul to rest in eternal peace. The public were allowed to view the remains and perform rituals for the dead. Isabella Guriras, Senior Traditional Councillor did traditional rituals, while Mr H Eichab recited a poem and the #Nu-Koen Cultural Group from the Damaras performed a ritual dance. After the viewing ceremony and community rituals, the skulls and the skeletal remains were transported to the National Museum for storage and display. Meanwhile, Die Linke, a political pressure group on the far left of the political spectrum in Germany, is creating an upheaval over the Herero genocide and reparations to the victims’ descendants.