This page was created for our South Africa Study Abroad class!

Ubuntu: “I am what I am because of who we all are.”

“The Xhosa are a proud nation from beautiful hills and coastline of the Eastern Cape and consists of thirteen major clans. They execute their traditional dances with skill and energy and are known for their painted faces, wooden tobacco pipes, clicking sounds, and chest beating dances. It was from amongst this group that South Africa‚Äôs national hero, elder statesman, and master communicator, Nelson Mandela, emerged to lead all the people of South Africa to freedom!”