“Ondjembo” meaning gun in Otjiherero and “Null Vier”

Exhibition gives voice to voiceless<br>descendants of victims of genocide

Exhibition gives voice to voiceless
descendants of victims of genocide

Staff Writer “ONDJEMBO YO NULL VIER” is the title of the exhibition by a German national, which opened on Thursday at the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN). It is not accidental that the exhibition has been titled as such with “Ondjembo” meaning gun in Otjiherero and “Null Vier” being reference in German to 1904. Thus the exhibition is about the wars of the indigenous Ovaherero, Ovambanderu and Nama people during which they fought intense battles fought. The 1904 to 1908, years are ordinarily but erroneously came to the associated with the battles of the indigenous against German colonialism, and…
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