BORN IN ETOSHA - KEEPING IT ALIVE!
The Hai||om used the root of !Khores (Adenium boehmianum) for making poison for their arrows
‡Aro!gara!garases is a buffalo thorn tree close to Okaukuejo, which was given a swearword nickname by the Hai||om.
At ||Khau‡goab, there are two palms and two waterholes, ||Khau‡goab and Aa‡goab. The Hai||om say the two waterholes are brothers.
In former times, ||Nasoneb (Rietfontein) was an important Hai||om settlement. Kadisen ||Khumub was born there in 1940.
In the past, Tsînab, a natural well with a permanent settlement, was situated close to Halali, but it has been almost entirely forgotten.
Stories about the consequences of eating lions reveal that lions, more than other predators, were respected by the Hai||om as colleagues and friends, as equals. Lions were also a source of divine
Sore ‡Axab is a reliable source of potable water and it was also known to be a favoured haunt of lions.