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Jan Huisamen

Biographical info

Jan Huisamen grew up in the Richtersveld between the 1920’s and 1940’s and trained as a teacher.

He was headmaster at a primary school in Despatch for many years before he retired. His sons remember his love for storytelling based on his memories of his childhood in the Richtersveld.

Katryn was published posthumously - Huisamen died in 2011 at the age of 85. 

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