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chieftain

the head or leader of a tribe or clan
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Households as study respondents were stratified into three key groups based on inhabitant status and village classification: (1) family clan members of the traditional paramount chieftainship leaders (VC1); (2) family clan members of the traditional village leaders (VC2); and (3) family clan members of villagers with no traditional leadership role (VC3).
Media reports pertaining to the Jan 17 incident suggested that MPA Sardar Chandio and his supporters within his tribe took the Tumandar Council, a social welfare organisation, as a challenge to the chieftainship of Sardar Chandio although the two families are politically affiliated with the PPP.
King's chieftainship as well as his and Marksman's religion, the two men served as tribal leaders through the most turbulent years of the tribe's struggle for security and sovereignty.
In all of these polities-acephalous anarchy, chieftainship, monarchies, oligarchies, democracies and modem totalitarian state- (the stability of the body politic representing the analysis, enactment and supervising individual and collective bodies in the reproductive behaviour, health, labour or other forms of deviance), "rests on its ability to regulate populations (the social body) and to discipline individual bodies" (Scheper-Hughes, Lock, 1987: 8).
The book successfully shows that the Philippines' unique layers of regional/traditional chieftainship, Spanish and American colonial arts of governance, and Cold War counter-insurgency campaigns created a mestizo nation-state.
Because traditionally, law and order has been the responsibility of chieftainship in our traditional societies.
It is the days when there was no strong chieftainship, the tribes still ate each other" (Moeti 8).
(21) CLASTRES'S MODEL OF CHIEFTAINSHIP AND THE TRANSCENDENTALISATION OF THE STATE
In 2013 Southern was made an honourary member of the Tsuut'ina Nation, bestowed honourary Chieftainship and given the name 'Sorrel Horse'.
La chefferie amerindienne dans l'anthropologie politique [Amerindian chieftainship in political anthropology].
The fire that devastated the Red Crow College will delay the opening of an exhibit that focused on the Kainai Chieftainship and recently found a permanent home at the college after spending time at the Galt Museum in Lethbridge.
Some Tuscarora remained in North Carolina, nominally under chieftainship of Tom Blount in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.