The Calling of Katie Makanya
Margaret has written Katie's oral testimony as an engaging and moving biography that spans the late nineteenth century into the apartheid years. We read of Katie's travels to England, her presentation to Queen Victoria; and her return to South Africa.
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African African National Congress afternoon Amanzimtoti arms Auntie baby Balmer began Bertha called Cetshwayo Charlotte Charlotte's child choir Christian church daughter David Livingstone dispensary Doctor door Dr Bray dress Durban eyes face fingers friends Garnett Gershom girls hand hear heard heathen husband inyanga Johannesburg John Dube Katie asked Katie felt Katie lay Katie's Kimberley kitchen knew listen Livingstone Lord Knutsford Makanya married Mary Ann Mayila Mbambo McCord medicine Miss Clark missionaries Missis morning Mpandlana Ndeya never night Nimrod nodded old woman Pa's patients Phillip Pietersburg Port Elizabeth pulled Ramokgopa Rasiaga Sagila Samuel shook his head shoulders shouted sick sing sleep smiled Soekmekaar soon Sotho speak spoke stay stopped talk tell Thlambesine thought told Katie Uitenhage Umgqibelo VAWAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVAVA voice waiting walked wife women worry Xhosa Xiniwe Zulu