To him who can win it, it shall be, and with it the chieftainship of the People of the Axe."
But suddenly Umslopogaas stood up, looking at him over the top of his war shield, and crying, "Here is one, O Jikiza, who will do battle with you for the axe Groan-Maker and for the chieftainship that is to him who holds the axe."
The most persistent was Du-seen, a huge warrior of whom my father stood in considerable fear, since it was quite possible that Du-seen could wrest from him his chieftainship
of the Galus.
In this study area, first settlers were hunters, gatherers and subsistence farmers who delimited large lands (including woodlands) and considered these as under their control based on family clan lineage and traditional leaders of Mutema and Musikavanhu chieftainship
(Moyana, 1984), who in turn exerted customary ownership rights including use, allocation and intergenerational transmission common for the non-gazetted forestry and communal lands of Zimbabwe (Madondo, 2000).
He, however, said President Masisi had demonstrated that he was a reformist who respected chieftainship
Look at it from the position of African chieftainship
where the chief never bows to another from a neighbouring community.
Though in a way it is the natural conclusion of the character's progression in the novel--it's the end of the Maichi's chieftainship
and the end of his life--what in this conclusion is a kind of creation or "renaming"?
New forms of governance were introduced, undermining the traditional African chieftainship
where a traditional leader played the role of political, religious, social and spiritual functions (Agbakoba, 2004).
was last held by his ancestral kinsman, John Buchanan, until his death without a male heir in 1681.
(2012) 'Tamale 1907-1957: between colonial trade and colonial chieftainship
However, Mandela gave up his claim to chieftainship
, choosing to become a lawyer instead.