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Oral History: Donald Sivetye (Part II)

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Part II of Oral history interview between Donald Sivetye and Mwelela Cele. Sivetye reveals that both his father and Luthuli were at McCord hospital at the same time early in 1967. He discusses the memorial service held in Luthuli's honour and reflect's on the Luthuli family's influence on the Groutville community. As well he reflects on why he was not politically active when growing up, in spite of this Uncle's influence. He also reflects on the Luthuli children, the Church and his family's participation in the Bambatha uprising. Finally, he speaks again about Luthuli's funeral service.

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  • Object Name: Oral History
  • Object ID: LutMus2011.01.015.01
  • Creator: Luthuli Museum
  • Date: 29-Sep-06
  • Description: Part II of Oral history interview between Donald Sivetye and Mwelela Cele. Sivetye reveals that both his father and Luthuli were at McCord hospital at the same time early in 1967. He discusses the memorial service held in Luthuli's honour and reflect's on the Luthuli family's influence on the Groutville community. As well he reflects on why he was not politically active when growing up, in spite of this Uncle's influence. He also reflects on the Luthuli children, the Church and his family's participation in the Bambatha uprising. Finally, he speaks again about Luthuli's funeral service.
  • People: Sivetye, Donald; Luthuli, Chief Albert; Buthelezi, Mangosuthu; Luthuli, Nokukhanya; Luthuli, Hugh Bunyan Sulenkosi; Luthuli, Edgar Sibusiso; Dube, Reverend John L; Cele, Mwelela; Couper, Scott; Reuling, John; Luthuli, Martin
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