1896H.A. BrydenTales of S. Afr. 127Seventy wagons and more now stood beside the Crocodile, whose owners,..awaited the return of two deputies sent to Khama, Chief of Bamangwato, through whose country they first had to pass.
1896H.A. BrydenTales of S. Afr. 157I had also in my outfit..a ’Mangwato, a capital fellow at languages, and understood Zulu and Dutch.
1900H.C. HillegasOom Paul’s People 13Khama is the paramount chief of the Bawangwato, whose territory is included in the British Bechuanaland protectorate, situated about one thousand miles due north from Cape Town.
1928E.H.L. SchwarzKalahari & its Native Races 223As the nation grew, other sections hived off, under separate seretos...The last to hive off were the Batawana, who are an offspring of the Ba-Mangwato, or Khama’s people.
1931O. LetcherAfr. Unveiled 122The Bamangwato is a tribe inhabiting Bechuanaland on the eastern fringe of the Kalahari desert.
1937C. BirkbyZulu Journey 315The Bamangwato, the people whom Khama ruled so wisely, have reduced another tribe, the Masarwas, to a state of serfdom.
1949J. MockfordGolden Land 103Serowe, royal capital of the Bamangwato — the most numerous and influential tribe in Bechuanaland.
1950H. GibbsTwilight in S. Afr. 57Beside him sat one or other of the younger Bamangwatese maidens.
1975W.F. LyeAndrew Smith’s Jrnl 1834–6II.Index, bamaNgwato, (Rendered Bamangato, Bamanwhato etc.) Major division of the Tswana descending from the Kwena.
1978Drum Feb. 6Sir Seretse was allowed to return from Oxford to Botswana on condition he did not make claims to the Bamangwato throne, which was hereditarily his.
1987M. Holmes inLeadershipVol.6No.4, 49In 1950 the Labour government arbitrarily ruled that Seretse Khama was not fit to lead the Bamangwato tribe and should remain in Britain.
1990Sunday Times 1 July 3The engagement has already upset leaders of Botswana’s powerful Bamangwato tribe.
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