Hasan Edemem, a 31-year-old teacher, worried that the village headmen
would not give priority to those most in need of shelter.
In patriarchal societies, chiefs and headmen
From a literacy perspective, he takes early modern period to begin at the end of the 16th century when the administration of rural communities fell to headmen
of the agricultural class, and end in the middle 1880s when centralized education was imposed on all school-aged children.
Please support us and stay strongly behind us," said Penan headmen
Since that time I have repeatedly noted in historic photographs of Plains men that chiefs or headmen
often carried pipes with unadorned round stems and large T-shaped stone bowls.
Three village headmen
assigned to the election committee and three policemen deployed to guard them were injured, delaying the opening of the two polling stations in Srisakorn.
At the same time they made it clear that the residents' rights rested with the chief, magistrate, and headmen
of their district, and not with someone who might be, as it were, some distance from their location or even in another district.
The 11-member team of US, Indonesian and Australian scientists -accompanied by two headmen
from the local Kwerba and Papasena tribes - surveyed an area of the Foja Mountains, in Indonesia's Papua province on the western side of New Guinea.
were a quartet but only three were available when this Examiner picture was taken in June, 1991.
Moreover, village headmen
had approved of the study and were consulted during the project.
They meet provincial governors, local headmen
and village peasants, offering reassurance.
This trend, and the bribing of some community headmen
, have led to deep rifts within once-harmonious communities.