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The Impact Of Climate Change On The Fisherfolk Of South Africa 1

On the South Coast of South Africa, is a small town called Arniston, where local people, who are descendants of Khoi and San people, make a living as small-scale fishers.
Arniston also has ancient fish traps, dating back thousands of years.
Arniston is a charming coastal town located in the Overberg region of South Africa. It is situated near Cape Agulhas, which is widely known as the southernmost tip of Africa.
Cultural survival traveled to Arniston, where we met with small-scale fisherwoman, Rowina Europa. Rowina told us about the impact that climate change has on small-scale fisherfolk. We then traveled to Buffeljagsbaai, where we met with Sarah Niemand, who echoed the sentiments of Rowina.
Produced by Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Interviewees: Rowina Europa and Sarah Niemand (Khoisan)
Saxophone Music by Tyso
"Burn your village to the ground", by The Halluci Nation, used with permission.


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