5) We will concentrate on the N-V structures like ademhalen and koffiezetten that are most similar to the constructions discussed in the introduction and for Iraqw
, that is, constructions where the NP is an object of a transitive verb.
Further into the countryside, we reached the Mbulu District, heartland of the Iraqw
people in the Mamaisara hills.
According to Murumbi, the first intrusion of land-grabbing agriculturalists came in 1936 when the Iraqw
tribe began migrating south from the Mbulu Highlands north of Hanang.
To this day the Iraqw
seem a bit shy around visitors and my host told me this can be traced back to the old days when they got used to huddling in silence, underground, so their enemies would not know they were around.
The Syntactic function of a scope marking suffix in Iraqw
I was in Tanzania's Great Rift Valley to see the Iraqw
people, (pronounced Iraky) a shy and retiring people, who claim descent from those of modern day Iraq, migrating to Africa centuries ago, but having little in common with that home country today.
Space, Time and Culture among the Iraqw
Their topics include seclusion practices among the Iraqw
of northern Tanzania, extramarital pregnancy and social rupture in Burkina Faso, contested practices in the history of religion and society in central Chad, the cyclical exchange of violence in Congolese kinship relations, and the literary threads of domestic violence in Mali.
12) These dynamics are visible in the Mbulu area considered the Iraqw
homeland (as we are beginning to analyse in Boone 2011b).
Of the 120 different ethnic groups in Tanzania, FGM had always been widely practised by 12 ethnic groups living in seven of Tanzania's 24 regions: the Gogo, the Rangi and the Sandawi of Dodoma, the Nyaturu of Singida, the (hagga of Kilimanjaro, the Waarusha of Arusha, the Luguru of Morogoro, the Maasai, the Iraqw
, the Barbaig and the Hazabe of Manyara, and the Kurya of Mara region.
When hypothesis becomes myth: The Iraqi origin of the Iraqw
of Tanzania; negotiating rural development.