tribal chief

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Noun1.tribal chief - the head of a tribe or clantribal chief - the head of a tribe or clan    
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
Indian chief, Indian chieftain - the leader of a group of Native Americans
pendragon - the supreme war chief of the ancient Britons
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As per tradition, the eldest son of the tribal chief succeeds the father as the Tumandar or Sardar of the tribe.
As per tradition, the eldest son of the tribal chief succeeds the father as the 'Tumandar' or 'Sardar' of the tribe.
A 70-year old tribal chief of the Subanen tribe was shot to death by unidentified gunmen in Sayog village, Lapuyan town, Zamboanga del Sur Tuesday evening.
Under HB 7859, the tribal chief appoints the THW, taking into account the traditions of the tribe.
When any tribal chief did not have his due share in resource distribution, he also rose to rebellion.
It was always a sardar against a fellow tribal chief. I was the first young voice who challenged the tribal chiefs.
Calulot said the tribal chief turned-over his M16 rifle to Brig.
PRINCE Charles gets a helping hand from a tribal chief to tie his grass skirt on a South Pacific visit.
Kibera MP Ken Okoth while terming Hailey as 'tribal chief' in his response said, "Hehehe, Balozi you're trolling and hating, SAD!
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin -- September 2015 / Kremlin CAIRO -- 24 December 2017: Qatari tribal chief Sheikh Mansour bin Rashid Al-Marri condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's decision to allow gay marriage as he is considered an Islamic figure.
The tribal chief has added that after achieving peace in the region, the people of Darfur look forwards to president Omar for realizing development and that they are confident the president would fulfil his pledges.

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