"The oral testimonies of the indigenous people, men and women, community leaders and ordinary people, who give a face to this country, need to be recorded if an all-inclusive history of South Africa is ever to be written"  
Oral History Resources

Download a sample interview release form that you can customise for your organisation (MS Word).

Download the Code of Conduct for oral history practitioners (.rtf format). Please feel free to e-mail comments on this document. 

 

Sinomlando Centre

Image from Simonlando, 20 October 2006:
"This photograph was taken at function held to celebrate the end of an oral history project with sangomas. We gave the women a goat to slaughter in honour of their ancestors as a sign of appreciation for their participation in the project."

 
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