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Shakaland
Zulu Cultural Village
Eshowe
To gain an insight into the Zulus' former traditional way of life, one should visit the open-air museum "Shakaland" near Eshowe. It is the oldest "Zulu Cultural Village" in Zululand, originally built as a scenery for the movie "Shaka Zulu".
Shakaland represents the kraal of Senzangakhona. He was the father of legendary Zulu King Shaka, who conquered the various clans and tribes in Zululand and founded the Zulu nation by uniting them.
Zulu woman with trad. ornaments
Zulu Chief in Shakaland
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Answer the questions:
1: Why was Shakaland built?���
2: What is Shakaland?�
3: Who was King Shaka?�
4: What are the shape of the Zulu - huts?
Watch a small film and answer the questions afterwards:
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1: How are the girls decorated?
2: How are the men dressed?
Watch another small film and answer some questions:
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1: What happened inside this hut?�
2: What kind of instrument were they playing?��
3: How will you describe their dance?�
The big five:
Read the small text, watch the film and answer the questions.
The phrase Big Five game was coined by white hunters and refers to the five most difficult animals in Africa to hunt on foot. The term is still used in most tourist and wildlife guides that discuss African wildlife safaris. The collection consists of the lion, the Africant elephant, the buffalo, the lopard and the rhinoceros. The members of The Big Five were chosen for the difficulty in hunting them and the degree of danger involved, rather than their size.
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1: Which one of these animals is not one of The Big Five?�
2: What does the name The Big Five refer to?��
3: What do we find in a game park?�