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APART FROM LIFE, a strong constitution, and an abiding connection to the Thembu royal house, the only thing my father bestowed upon me atbirth was a name, Rolihlahla. In Xhosa, Rolihlahla literally means “pulling the branch of a tree,” but its colloquial meaning more accurately would be“troublemaker.” I do not believe that names are destiny or that my father somehow divined my future, but in later years, friends and relatives wouldascribe to my birth name the many storms I have both caused and weathered. My more familiar English or Christian name was not given to me untilmy first day of school. But I am getting ahead of myself.I was born on the eighteenth of July, 1918, at Mvezo, a tiny village on the banks of the Mbashe River in the district of Umtata, the capital of theTranskei. The year of my birth marked the end of the Great War; the outbreak of an influenza epidemic that killed millions throughout the world; andthe visit of a delegation of the African National Congress to the Versailles peace conference to voice the grievances of the African people of SouthAfrica. Mvezo, however, was a place apart, a tiny precinct removed from the world of great events, where life was lived much as it had been forhundreds of years.The Transkei is eight hundred miles east of Cape Town, five hundred fifty miles south of Johannesburg, and lies between the Kei River and theNatal border, between the rugged Drakensberg mountains to the north and the blue waters of the Indian Ocean to the east. It is a beautiful country ofrolling hills, fertile valleys, and a thousand rivers and streams, which keep the landscape green even in winter. The Transkei used to be one of thelargest territorial divisions within South Africa, covering an area the size of Switzerland, with a population of about three and a half million Xhosasand a tiny minority of Basothos and whites. It is home to the Thembu people, who are part of the Xhosa nation, of which I am a member.My father, Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa, was a chief by both blood and custom. He was confirmed as chief of Mvezo by the king
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