Reflections, October 2015. By Catherine Willems. I am in Namibia. The thermometer indicates 32 degrees Celsius. This is my first time in Southern Africa. The purpose of my visit is to remake the indigenous hunting sandal with the Ju’/hoan San of Nyae Nyae in Namibia, near the border of Botswana. At the same time I will investigate the impact of the leather sandal on gait. The biomechanics of movement; example of the pressure plate set

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