1896H.A. BrydenTales of S. Afr. 42You may never..see a Masarwa Bushman..who does not show marks of fireburn upon the nether limbs.
1897‘F. Macnab’On Veldt & Farm 130For many years the Masowars, Bakalahari and Vaalpens, who were the original owners of the country, have been habituated to live on locusts, roots, bark, berries and any creatures, even reptiles, which they may snare.
1912A.W. HodsonTrekking Great Thirst 272We had with us an important headman of these Masarwa Bushmen in the person of Inkabiki, quite one of the best native hunters I ever met.
1928E.H.L. SchwarzKalahari & its Native Races 172The term Masarwa or Masaroa, Baroa, Abatwe, is used for all Bushmen in the Northern Kalahari.
1928E.H.L. SchwarzKalahari & its Native Races 173The word means ‘abandoned’ and was applied originally to the Bechuana by the Bantu, but as they became powerful they transferred the appellation to their slaves as a title of opprobrium.
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