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In ethnomathematical research analysis from studies

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Unformatted text preview: IN ETHNOMATHEMATICAL RESEARCH: ANALYSIS FROM STUDIES IN SOUTH AFRICA Mural Decorations (dominant in the Mpumalanga Province) Indigenous Games Beadwork Weaving (baskets, mats, knots, pyramids, hexagons, etc) Traditional House Building Cultural Villages Historical Development of Mathematical Concepts e.g. Counting Linguistics and Mathematics – Indigenous Languages and Linguistics Mathematics Education Mathematics Cultural Artifacts Interface between culture and mathematics – broadly Daily activities in the context of the mathematics classroom SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS COMMISSION AND INDIGENOUS GAMES South African Sports Commission (SASC) took the South initiative to revive indigenous games through the Indigenous Games Project Indigenous Formation of a National Structure which involves all Formation the 9 Provinces the SASC collected 23 indigenous games from the different SASC regions of South Africa regions Published a Booklet on South African Indigenous Published Games in 2001 containing 7 of the 23 games Games Previous Minister of Sports Ngconde Balfour launched Previous the Indigenous Games at Basotho Cultural Village in the Eastern Part of the Free State on 24 February 2001 the SEVEN GAMES LAUNCHED AT BASOTHO CULTURAL VILLAGE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Dibeke: A running ball game Kho-Kho: A running game Ntimo/Kgati: A rope-jumping game Diketo: A coordination game Jukskei: A target game Ncuva/Morula: A board game Morabaraba: A board game MORABARABA GAME: HISTORY AND BACKGROUND South African War Games Union (with Headquarters South in Johannesburg) has been organizing competitions on the game over a number of years – at least 10 years the Have written some historical background on the game Doubts about origin of the game, reference is usually Doubts made to an Egyptian origin made Research by Mosimege (2000) indicated that the elderly Research Tswana men learnt the game during the days when they looked after cattle (herdboys): Interviewe...
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