»Mr Mathanda Bhebe at Inyathi agreed: “The priests warned the community that people with shining ears were coming to rule the country. Messengers again said ‘Now is the time of the fall of the Ndebeles’.”«
from Mambo Hills: Historical and Religious Significance
Marieke holds a degree in Modern History and a Diploma of Education from Oxford University. In September 1963 she joined the staff of Inyathi Secondary School, 50 miles north of Bulawayo. She taught History, English and Latin for almost four terms but was deported by the Rhodesian government in November 1964. She went to the Mambo Hills in September 1963 and has been fascinated ever since, returning several times since independence, often collaborating with staff of the Gweru Museum. Among other works, Marieke is author of We are the Original People, the story of a development project in a South Gujarat village, and with Pathisa Nyathi, Queen Lozikeyi.
amaBooks writings by Marieke Clarke
Non-fiction: Mambo Hills: Historical and Religious Significance