1905Native Tribes of Tvl 25The Batlokwa have the reputation of being skilled workers in copper and wire, of which they make bracelets and other ornaments.
1912Ayliff & WhitesideHist. of Abambo 9Motsholi was afraid, fled over the Drakensberg, and sought refuge with the Batlokoa, who treated him with kindness, and gave him land on which to reside.
1951W.S. Matsie inAfr. Drum Apr. 12Other tribes began to spring up in the country either by breaking away from the older and larger tribes or by coming into the sheltered safety of Basutoland from the troubled world outside. Thus the..Batlokoa..came about.
1971Nat. Geog. Mag. June 745The king agreed, on condition that the Boers bring back Zulu cattle stolen by the Tlokwas, a neighboring tribe.
1986P. MaylamHist. of Afr. People 57The Tlokwa had been the first victims of the Nguni invasions across the Drakensberg. Forced to abandon their territorial base after the Hlubi attack, the Tlokwa led a semi-nomadic existence during the turmoil of the difaqane.
1986N. Gardiner inS. Afr. Panorama Sept. 25Blacks of the Batlokua tribe..kept cattle and planted crops. However, when Chaka rose to power in Natal, Zulus crossed the mountains and clashed with the Batlokua. This..drove the tribe west to Ficksburg.
1990Motorist 2nd QuarterChief Koos Mota of the Tlokwa tribe was granted a portion of Witsieshoek.
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