Essays Tagged: "Chiefs"

Women in Africa

otest. If one examines the following women's protests and their outcomes: A.E. Afigbo's The Warrant Chiefs, Sylvia Leith-Ross' African Women, Jean Allman's 'Rounding Up Spinsters: Gender Chaos and Unm ... ul in organizing and mobilizing. The story of the Aba Riots, which is discussed in both The Warrant Chiefs and African Women, proves this point well. In Nigeria, in the late 1920's, the Warrant Chiefs ...

(9 pages) 151 0 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

History of The Marshall Islands

can also get some facts from the folklore andlegends. One thing that they do know is that powerful chiefs ruled these largecivilizations able to move such large stones to build temples and cities. Th ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Egyptian Gods

ll life style.The Egyptians way of life and religion are closely linked. The power or leadership of chiefs orheads of the clans during the early development of Egyptian life were connected with some f ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Indian chief Kamiakin

his mother, Kamoshnite, was a Yakima Indian. Both his mother's father and brother were also Yakima chiefs. Kamiakin was not the head chief of the Yakima Indians because there were several chiefs of d ...

(1 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Trail of Tears.

The Trail of TearsOn September 15, 1830, at Little Dancing Rabbit Creek, the Chiefs of the Cherokee Nation and representatives of the U.S. met to discuss the impact of a bill re ... ated people, many were Christians. They had an organized system of government and a body of law.The Chiefs and Warriors signed the treaty, realizing they had no option. For doing this the government o ...

(2 pages) 122 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Gentlemen of The Jungle.

Africa, wisdom scattered generously by Mother-Africa to her children. These were the ancestors, the chiefs, the scholars, the bush men and women, the weak, the strong, and the brave. Let us examine su ... mission. An example of such action was in the Gold Coast, now Ghana, when the then native kings and chiefs allowed European settlers to build churches, court-houses, castles, prisons, and other instit ...

(5 pages) 44665 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Aloha Oè Lili'uokalani- Legacy of Hawaii's Last Queen

ell-being of her people, being one of her first priorities, during her reign. Being a descendant of chiefs that were treated like gods, she lived up to her heritage by serving as a figure of strength ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Cree Indians of North America

ich the whole tribe made decisions. There was more than one leader. Most of the power came from the chiefs of the tribe. An important person for the Cree tribe was Chief Poundmaker who took part in M& ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Chiefs Daughter" by Rosemary Sutcliff

While reading the "The Chiefs Daughter" by Rosemary Sutcliff I came across a very surprising event. In this selection, a yo ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The history of chad

ong the Chari River for thousands of years. Relatively weak chiefdoms were overtaken by he powerful chiefs of what was to become the Kanem-Bornu. These two kingdoms and the kingdom of Ouaddai controll ...

(2 pages) 106 4 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

SPIN DOCTORS : Notes for my oral presentation for english class about spin doctors, or "communication advisors" : who they are, how they work, how does it change politics

SPIN DOCTORSThey influence chiefs of States, they handle information and disinformation, they shape the public opinion, they ar ... more obvious in the United States as it is a country always running elections : governors, judges, chiefs of Polices, etc...But now, internet enables to personify· more and more the message ac ...

(6 pages) 67 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Chagnon's definition of unokai in regards to the Yanomami.

ated in their gardens. Each household in the village clears their own land and tends it themselves. Chiefs, who have to produce more food to meet their obligation to provide hospitality, commonly rece ...

(5 pages) 39 1 2.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

THE GREAT NYASALAND LAND SWINDLE 1885 - 1893

ly "absurd"! The "Treaties Negotiated Between the African Lakes Company, Limited, and the Nyasaland Chiefs", concluded the first stage of the settler land swindle, and clearly speak for themselves. Th ... Matope, near the village of Chigaru, on the Upper Shire.Second. - Ramakukan consents that the other Chiefs shall give their countries to the Company, and he now consents to the Treaties which shall be ...

(7 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Essay Summerizing "The General History" by John Smith.

umstances. While out exploring, John Smith was captured by the Indians. After being brought to many chiefs, John Smith was brought to the emperor of the Pamaunkee. The emperor had planned to kill John ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Section 127 of the Australian Constitution

ly diverse, these groups were not political and economic entities and lacked class, hierarchies and chiefs. They lived by hunting and gathering, and there was wide trade throughout the continent.Austr ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Colonial Rule in Uganda

ilar to that of the British. Buganda kingdom was headed by the king (Kabaka) and under him were the chiefs so this was similar to the role British which was a monarchy.Full administration of Uganda as ... senting the colonial government. The agreement resulted into dividing the land , the Kabaka and his chiefs up taking one half of the land commonly known as the mile land because it was measured in mil ...

(6 pages) 37 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Police System In Japan

) developed elaborate police system based on town magistrates who held samurai status and served as chiefs of police, prosecutors and criminal judges. The system was extended by citizens ´ ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cherokee Indians

okee. The seven clans are Bird, Paint, Deer, Wolf, Blue, Long Hair, and Wild Potato. There were two chiefs elected for each tribe. The Peace Chief who counseled during peaceful times and a War Chief w ... ounseled during peaceful times and a War Chief who made decisions during times of war. However, the Chiefs did not rule absolutely. It was a more democratic process in the decision making. The tribal ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ancient nubia

spawned all other aspects of their civilization.Advanced government Before the Nubians had kings or chiefs the people that usually controlled the population controlled the trade. Trade managers were t ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Constructing settlement patter

divided into sub-tribes or bands for the convenience and travel. These bands were governed by band chiefs which were supported and advised by a body of other chieftains. These band chiefs managed the ... 's The Crow Indians, we look at his findings. He sees the bands as being politically distinct, with chiefs forming the body of social leaders. This chief would decide when and where his followers were ...

(5 pages) 530 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology