Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Namibia - Traditional Roles of Men 2006
Issued on 26 April 2006
Perforation: 13.00mm x 13.25mm
Traditional Roles of Men:
Father - The oldest role of man in the role of father.
Musician - Musicians give culture its rhytmn and its heartbeat.
Carver - Carvers create both utilitarian and decorative products.
Shaman - Shamans are part healer, part priest, sorcerer, and part artist.
Planter - Crop production provides staple food.
Hunter - Through hunting, man provides food for his family.
Leader - Far-Sighted leadership gives society direction and focus.
Blacksmith - Blacksmiths create metalwork for ornaments, weapons, and tools.
Protector - Man protects his family and fights for justice for his people.
Pastoralist - The keeping of livestock provides food and signifies wealth.
Trader - Trading provides livelihood alternatives.
Storyteller - Storytellers are the keepers of history.
Posted by Jefferson at 8:02 PM