The first democratic elections were held in 1994, which heralded in a new era for South Africa. The new government has introduced many changes including a new ‘Coat of Arms’. The Human figures on this new coat of arms are derived from the Linton stone, a Bushmen painting now kept in the Cape Town museum and the motto (IKE E: /XARRA //KE) in the scroll at the bottom is written in the Khoisan (Bushmen) language and means ‘diverse people unite’. So at the national level this indicates an element of the value and appreciation of the bushmen as a unique heritage to all South Africans. It should also be borne in mind that all South African children learn about the Bushmen and their rock art in the 8th grade of school as it is part of the curriculum on the history of the country.