04 Dec

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not the same as a chief over a chiefdom; a chieftainship is simply a lesser chief over a separate village; there may be many chieftainships with a chiefdom, if there are many villages;  for example if a chiefdom had five villages within the organization, there may possibly be five chieftains – one over each village, but the chieftain is below the status of a chief

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