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Synonyms for chieftainship

the position of chieftain

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Among the Ndau of Musikavanhu chieftainship humwe is also referred to as mukote (Sithole 2014).
All and all, the chieftainship violates the three essential components of the group's exchange cycles: women, gifts and speech.
27) held when he wrote his first essay on chieftainship.
The exhibit tells about the Kainai Chieftainship, an elaborate ceremony that is sacred but often misunderstood.
In addition to his people being the traditionalists of the tribe, Warrior also marked them as the cultural core of the tribe's heritage, claiming that "the majority of these people are the full-bloods, many are from chieftainship blood," while, like his drum-making grandparents, "each one has a definite role, with the role each one has a definite status and they all recognize it as being that way.
The root cause of their fight was rivalry over chieftainship and over capturing the source of life, namely water and fodder.
It seems that archaic authoritarian symbolism has found a safe haven in the churches in the global South, including the hierarchical model based on chieftainship.
Following his father's death, young Mandela became the Chief's ward and was groomed for the high office of chieftainship.
Tino rangatiratanga in Article II of the Treaty of Waitangi means the unqualified exercise of chieftainship that Maori retained over their lands, villages and taonga.
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.
This is evidenced by the politicization of the institution of chieftainship where partisan political imperatives determine the resolution of conflicts.