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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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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
Refocusing raids to the east was one way in which Moorosi and his chiefdom responded to the Cape's encroachment, and the continued raids into the Reserve were part of the slow tapering off of their earlier practices.
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
Carneiro, "The Nature of the Chiefdom as Revealed by Evidence from the Cauca Valley of Colombia", Profiles in Cultural Evolution, A.
Our main focus is to reconstruct the prehistoric and historical development leading to a stratified chiefdom society on the island of Huahine, as well as commenting on Irving Goldman's interpretations in his classic Ancient Polynesian Society (1970).
Because the Lucayas were part of the Taino chiefdoms' sphere of influence through marriage alliances, and because these alliances were integral in maintaining these chiefdoms, Caonabo could have easily been a Lucayan who arrived as an "adult stranger" to succeed an uncle as a major cacique of Hispaniola.
Seeking to incorporate new theoretical influences, Roosevelt later introduced the concept of heterarchy into her studies of the region, allowing her to describe Santarem as a complex and war-based chiefdom with moderate centralization and a political elite that received tribute from a common population engaged in the intensive production of foods, but also enjoying access to elaborate pottery and community ceremonies (Roosevelt 1999a:27).
This chronological position is important as it denotes the construction as occurring during the demise of the Moundville 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.
Clearly he is superior to all the other pretenders to gorilla chiefdom.