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Khanya Maths and Science Club
13th March 2012

Inkcubeko Nendalo was recently invited to present its bio-cultural diversity "hands-on" lesson to a group of Grahamstown school pupils attennding the Khanya Maths and Science Club meeting at the Albany Museum on Saturday the 10th of March. Khanya Maths and Science club is a Rhodes University Community Engagement initiative, see here for details.  The lesson, presented by Mluleki Nkosi, uses local cultural activities to show how plants and animals are important for sustaining cultural heritage in the region.

 

Mluleki Nkosi shows how wild sedge plants are used to make traditional sedge mats (amakhuko) that are important traditional wedding gifts in the Eastern Cape.