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ORANIA, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 16: Unidentified girls play in traditional clothing before a ceremony during a holiday on December 16, 2003 in Orania, in the Northern Cape province, South Africa. The village commemorated "the battle of Blood River", the most important holiday in the Afrikaner culture. Battles raged between Afrikaners and Zulus at Ncome River in Natal in 1838, and God helped the Afrikaners to win the battle. The village was founded in 1991 and bought by descendants of Hendrik Verwoerd, the architect of Apartheid. It?s run as a private town only accepting whites. About 600 Afrikaners lives in the village where they celebrate their culture and keep traditions alive. They have chosen not to live in today?s South Africa; a country ran by a black government since 1994..(Photo: Per-Anders Pettersson/ iAfrika Photos.....
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