Concentration camps were established in which some thousands of Herero women and children were cared for.
And the Herero swears (endless oath) "By my mother's tears!"
She had to lie down once in a while to rest.393 The Herero wear iron which in the dry climate retains luster.
After another decade of comparative peace war again broke out and spread from the Hottentots to the Herero.
The new governor issued a general amnesty to the Herero, and set aside two large reserves for those who surrendered.
The Herero had accepted the German protectorate by treaty—without fully comprehending that to which they had agreed.
This act was the beginning of a struggle between the Germans and the natives which lasted over four years, and cost Herero war.
The political influence of the Cape spread meantime northward to the land of the Herero (Damara).