Tewa

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Te·wa

 (tā′wə, tē′wə)
n. pl. Tewa or Te·was
1. A member of a group of Pueblo peoples of northern New Mexico.
2. The group of Kiowa-Tanoan languages spoken by the Tewa.
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Pada Isnin, Chua yang pernah menjadi ADUN Mentakab selama dua penggal sebelum tewas pada Pilihan Raya Umum Ke-13 (PRU13), menyatakan hasrat untuk bertanding di Mentakab sebagai calon Bebas.
Pada PRU13, Chua tewas kepada calon DAP Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puri dengan majoriti 1,544 undi.
It is apparent that the Haida had a less rigid attitude and a greater openness (less inhibited) than the Tewa. The Haidas' ego permeability has its roots in their willingness for survival, whereas the Tewas' resistance ultimately was broken and then turned unwillingly to a survival mode as well.
In this section I will employ the model on nonimmigrant subjects, the Haida of Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands, northwest coast of British Columbia) and the New Mexico Tewa.
The Tewa are descendants of the Rio Grande Pueblos; at the first complete census taken in 1680, approximately twenty communities had a population amounting to twenty-five thousand persons.
According to their Pueblo descendants, the Tewas sought benefit from the healing earth to be found there.
Indigenous ruins near the Santuario predate the Spanish by at least 600 years, and the area figures prominently in the indigenous Tewa cosmology as the place where the sons of the Sun, the Twin War Gods, slew a giant that was threatening the people.
She also notes that whereas touring presentations were once controlled by white entrepreneurs, "Tewa performance is increasingly in the hands of the Tewas themselves." This empowerment is an important trend for Native Americans, seen also in the new National Museum of the American Indian.
The students have come into class practicing words that Garcia has taught them in Tewa, the language of his pueblo.
In addition, Kroskrity frequently incorporates the Tewas' opinions regarding their language, history, and culture into the text.
What is unique about the Arizona Tewa is that, while living in a fairly close, symbiotic relationship with the Hopi, they have maintained their linguistic distinction from them while acquiring many Hopi cultural traits.
National basketball boys' champions Laiser Hill coach Marcus Wambua believes they have set the stage for title defence as the Kenya Secondary School Sports Association Term One Games enter the second day today at Shimo La Tewa.