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chief

adjective Principal, main, see Chief complaint. noun
1. Chief of service, see there.
2. Chief of staff, see there.
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He further enlightened stakeholders of the efforts made by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation through the One Health Platform and Government in general to ensure that the discovery becomes a reality and ensure timely communication of the virus to the public and the District and Chiefdom stakeholders.
Number of reported deaths in children aged <5 years (N = 930), by reporting source *--Bombali Sebora chiefdom, Bombali District, Sierra Leone, January 2015-November 2016
Without insights into Moorosi's intentions and the inner workings of his chiefdom, we may never know if or how these raids were of a different character than those that predated Wittebergen.
There are other problems: were the Qwabe unique or was theirs a model for other chiefdoms who "became" Zulu?
THE OLDER DOMINION(S): CONFLICT AND COMPETITION WITHIN THE POWHATAN PARAMOUNT CHIEFDOM
The rise, and in some cases, the demise of chiefdoms and kingdoms in Africa differ from one country to another and from one region to the other.
Upright stones/wooden poles, as features on their tuahu/pouahu have been described in New Zealand, which according to Goldman was a traditional chiefdom.
Before delving into the specifics of the author's archaeological research in the Bahamas, in Chapter 4, "Kinship and Kingship," Keegan analyses the structure of Taino chiefdoms and suggests that they were flexible enough in their political and social organization to accept a "stranger king" from the periphery of the Taino culture area as a major cacique on Hispaniola.
Coosa, a late prehistoric chiefdom in northwest Georgia, provides the means of examining the model within a political system at several scales, namely that of the village, chiefdom, and paramount chiefdom.
It brought together for the first time members of both the RUF and Civil Defence Force (CDF) along with a senior military delegation from the UN peace-keeping force, Minister of Internal Affairs and National Security Chief Samuel Hinga Norman, the Regent Chief of Kakua Chiefdom Bo, the press and leading citizens.
Here we also find one of the strongest contributions to the volume, archeologist Jay Johnson's "From Chiefdom to Tribe in Northeast Mississippi." Johnson slightly refines Hudson's location of "Chicaza," but cogently criticises his conceptual scheme.