South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) and Walter Sisulu University’s (WSU) will unveil the specifically declared Joan Broster Beadwork Collection “A collection from abaThembu, amaMpondo, amaMpondomise, amaBomvana, amaXhosa and amaXesibe at the institution’s Mthatha main Campus on Friday, 18 March 2016.

SAHRA declared the Broster Beadwork Collection as a Specifically Declared Collection on 19 June 2015 in terms of Section 32(4) of the National Heritage Resources Act, No. 25 of 1999, after extensive consultation with WSU and other stakeholders. This means that the Collection is protected and shall be conserved for future generations.

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