Vangethongo kneels beside the man from whom she purchased her ceremonial cow in a small village near Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape.  She says that her time spent in the Transkei has involved a "swapping of roles" as she makes the transition from living in a Constantia home with a housekeeper to being initiated in the Transkei where she has to learn to "release the ego and find humility towards everyone and everything." (image by Alexia Beckerling)
Vangethongo kneels beside the man from whom she purchased her ceremonial cow in a small village near Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape. She says that her time spent in the Transkei has involved a "swapping of roles" as she makes the transition from living in a Constantia home with a housekeeper to being initiated in the Transkei where she has to learn to "release the ego and find humility towards everyone and everything."
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