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Synonyms for chieftainship

the position of chieftain

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The exhibit tells about the Kainai Chieftainship, an elaborate ceremony that is sacred but often misunderstood.
While she discouraged her members from participating in Zambian politics, Lenshina assumed not only religious roles but secular chieftainship roles as well, against the existing socio-political structures.
Eventually, however, the evil Chaka has sown bears a dreadful fruit as his own brothers, from whom he has taken the chieftainship, band together to kill him.
both to maintain his hold on the chieftainship and to consolidate his holdings with those of his father, Si:gei, who had been chief of all of Ghadaghaaxhiwaas.
Kroker is pretty happy with the community's decision to bestow upon him an honorary chieftainship.
The MoU was signed between Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Minister of Local Self Government and Chieftainship, Government of Lesotho, Dr Pontso'Matumelo Sekatle.
Since members of the American espionage agencies, government officials of the Puppet Administration and enemies of the Afghan people and Jihad have ensconced themselves in the so-called Peace Council and are trying to pave the way for the prolongation of the American occupation by cashing in on the name of Jihad, religion and tribal chieftainship,; wants to prevent Mujahideen from waging Jihad against the invaders and are urging the Afghan Mujahid people to accept American slavery and surrender, therefore, members of the Council can be target of the Mujahideen attacks during the operations as, in view of their role, they are considered official members of the ranks of the enemy.
Her succession * to a traditionally male chieftainship was only publicly challenged in 2003, when party politics came into play.
A man was only what he saw of himself in others, and an intimation came to me of chieftainship in that island.
In 1948, Seretse Khama, then heir to the chieftainship and a law student in London, married a white British woman, Ruth Williams.
He discovers that his eldest son, Falakhe, is about to marry an Indian woman and therefore decides to leave the chieftainship to his second son, Sabelo.
In considering the significance of Terminus's imitation chieftainship, we may usefully turn toward Robert Miles and Malcolm Brown's explanation that the colonial class's "creation of African chiefs" was a major strategy by which Europeans appropriated African lands (125).
Christianity, at one level, brought about 'temporal relief" to women (Ralte, 1993) through the systematic decline of the traditional symbols of patriarchy namely, the Zawlbuk (12) (Chatterji, 1975b; Sangkima, 1987) and the Chieftainship (Lalrimawia, 1982, 1983).
Scott's Lord of the Isles does not refer to Torquil Macleod, as it is set a century before the latter's Chieftainship of Lewis.
Towards this end, we have since 1999 been studying water management in three villages of Bangira, Murombedzi and Kaondera in the chieftainship of Mashamayombe in Mhondoro Communal Land (Derman and Hellum 2002, Hellum and Derman 2004a).