Watutsi


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Watutsi:

see TutsiTutsi
or Watutsi
, cattle-raising people of central Africa, particularly in Burundi and Rwanda; they are also known as Watusi or Batusi. The original Tutsi homeland was probably in Ethiopia, and c.400 years ago they migrated south to around Lake Kivu.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Asimismo, tenemos que recurrir a fuentes no menos exoticas para recordar que los belgas reinventaron su historia presentando al Tutsi --los watutsi de "Las minas del rey Salomon"-- como fiero guerrero y al Hutu como un pobre diablo, tosco siervo de la gleba; o para que nunca olvidemos que los franceses completaron el desaguisado colonial al decantarse por los wahutu, volcando en ellos su ayuda militar --perdon, "ayuda internacional bilateral", de Estado a Estado.
They should learn about Pakistan and Brazil, the Watutsi and the Inuit, and their literature and cultural outlooks.
Unlike Nigeria, the Watutsis (Tutusis) have a history of social stratification with the Mwami (King) exercising absolute power over the kingdom.