The book explores the history, culture and religion of the Bahurutse in the North-West Province of South Africa. The historical dates, facts and events of the Batswana, informed by verbal tradition. They attain greater transparancy when the chiefs admit European missionaries into their midst. In this book, Chief Moiloa II plays a prominent role. He led his migratory tribe to settle at Dinokana and preferred to have missionaries in his tribe. The largest contribution towards this book was made by three missionaries from the Hermannsburg Mission Society, who submitted numerous reports to their superiors in Germany.
Heinrich Bammann ministered a Lutheran congregation of the Bahurutshe for ten years.