1947M. OldevigSunny Land 53There were also the Dama people, living in the mountains further to the north who were capable of forging iron weapons — the Hilldamaras or Klipkaffirs of the present day.
1966J.P. van S. BruwerS.W. Afr.: Disputed Land 19The Dama’s only refuge was in the inaccessible regions of the arid mountains where they were ultimately discovered, living in a state of dire poverty. For this very reason they have been named Bergdama, (Mountain People), Klipkaffirs (Rock People) and Heuningkaffers (Honey People).
[1976O. LevinsonStory of Namibia 25The Hottentots call the Bergdamas Xou-Daman...When the fortunes of their Nama masters waned, they led a hazardous existence in mountain caves. For this reason they came to be termed disparagingly ‘Berg (Mountain) Damaras’, or else ‘Klip-kaffers’ (Stone Kaffirs).]
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