1806J. BarrowVoy. to Cochinchina 373The native inhabitants which are settled on the banks of the Orange River..are a variety of the Hottentot race..called the Koras...What the Gonaquas were on the eastern coast the Koras seem to be to the northward, a mixed breed between the Hottentot and the Kaffer.
1824W.J. BurchellTrav.II. 212This difference of stature in those [Bushmen] who inhabit the vicinity of the river (sc. the Gariep), is probably to be attributed to a mixture of Kora blood.
1834T. PringleAfr. Sketches 16The Corannas, Koras, or Koraquas, are a tribe of independent Hottentots, inhabiting the banks of the Gareep, or Great Orange River. They are naturally a mild, indolent, pastoral people.
1936J.A. EngelbrechtKorana 83Kora tribes..left the Cape to seek new pastures.
1955J.H. WellingtonSn Afr.: Geog. StudyII. 234The tribes occupying the Cape Peninsula and adjacent areas at the time of Van Riebeeck’s arrival were the Goringhaiqua and the Kora (later known as the Koranna).
1976R. RossAdam Kok’s Griquas 25Although various criteria in terms of physical type, historical grouping and language have been suggested for the !Kora, these do not inspire confidence, and rather it is best to see the !Kora as those who followed a style of life which entailed nomadic cattle herding and raiding in smallish hordes, led by a, theoretically hereditary, Kaptyn.
1978T.R.H. DavenportS. Afr.: Mod. Hist. 25The Kora, or Khoikhoi people who had largely preserved their identity and got on well with the Griqua,..later became involved in conflict with the Cape government on the Orange River in the 1860s.
1986P. MaylamHist. of Afr. People 111In the years 1833–4 about 12 000 people migrated from this direction into Moshoeshoe’s sphere of influence. These were mostly Tswana, but also included Kora, Griqua and ‘Bastards’.
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