Chief Ouma Katrina Esau, the last fluent speaker of the N|uu language, celebrated her 91st birthday on Sunday, February 4, 2024.

Chief Ouma Katrina Esau, the last fluent speaker of the N|uu language, celebrated her 91st birthday on Sunday, February 4, 2024. As part of her birthday wishes, she expressed her desire for the N|uu language to be recognized as an official language in South Africa, so that everyone can speak and understand it. Ouma Katriena mentions that she would like the N|uu language to be included in the languages taught at school in South Africa. Ouma Katriena Esau had the following to say..........Insert Ouma Katrina 1Ouma Katriena another wish is for her school to be rebuilt after it was vandalized during the Covid pandemic. She goes on to say that the government promised her that the school would be rebuilt, but it has been quiet, and she is struggling to help people because she must assist them at home with minimal to no resources. She elaborates. Insert Ouma Katrina 2

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