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Makua

 

a people inhabiting the central region of Mozambique, south of the Lugenda River to the lower reaches of the Zambezi River, and also the regions of Malawi and Tanzania bordering Mozambique. Population, including the related Lomwe, Nguru, Chuabo, and other peoples, approximately 5 million (1970, estimate). The Makua language belongs to the Bantu family.

Most Makua preserve their local traditional beliefs; some are Christians or Muslims. Their chief occupations are hoe farming (millet, sorghum, legumes), livestock raising (sheep, goats), and fishing.

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Los cuatro ultimos capitulos se dedican al estudio de la biografia y la gestion de los Diputados Generales de Vizcaya en democracia, todos ellos pertenecientes al EAJ/PNV: Jose Maria Makua, entre 1979 y 1987 (Santiago Larrazabal), Jose Alberto Pradera, 1987-1995 (Susana Serrano), Josu Bergara, 1995-2003 (Mikel Urquijo) y Jose Luis Bilbao, 2003-2015 (Joseba Agirreazkuenaga y Eduardo Alonso).
Afterwards, a concert highlighted by Makua Rothman and other local talents will be held to entertain the participants and their loved ones.
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One result is the Makua series, a year-long exploration into genealogy, designed for families in the Wai'anae region of O'ahu.
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