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Photograph Collection

The Alan Paton Centre holds a collection of photographs related to Alan Paton’s life and career, his family and friends, as well as his participation

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Nomkhubulwane

The goddess, the festival and virginity testingNomkhubulwane is the goddess of rain, nature and fertility.  A festival in honour of the goddess was held annually

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Peace and Reconciliation

Peace and reconciliation initiatives Due to the state of political unrest and social upheaval in South Africa, and in KwaZulu-Natal in particular, various groups have

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Oral History Project

Recording the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa  This Oral History Project (OHP) was carried out by the Alan Paton Centre (APC) from 1995 – 1998.  The

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The Black Sash

The Black Sash was founded in 1955 as the Women’s Defense of the Constitution League in response to the National Party government’s Senate Acts.  This

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Violence in KwaZulu-Natal

In the decade from 1985 to 1995, thousands of people died during violence in the Midlands region of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).  Thousands more were injured, rendered

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Political Activists

The first white political prisoners in Pietermaritzburg were Dereck Marsh, Peter Brown and Hans Meidner.  They were office bearers of the Liberal Party of South

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