tribal feuds

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  • She was then obliged to stop in Bougainville due to tribal feuds on the island.
  • The next thing was to settle all the tribal feuds. Cited from Across Coveted Lands, by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • He primarily sought to calm tribal feuds, and regional conflicts, which had been prevalent under previous rulers.
  • They were then but a small tribe, having lost heavily by tribal feuds, but more especially by smallpox, which had depopulated whole villages.
  • Further, as they arrived, there were raids, fear of raids and inter-tribal feuds.
  • Most of the other villages named were offshoots from the parent colony caused by family and tribal feuds and quarrels. Cited from Queen Charlotte Islands, by Newton H. Chittenden
  • Recognition of indigenous rights in the country is poor and the divide in language, customs and tradition, has resulted in regular inter-tribal feuds.
  • The courage and cunning developed in the almost incessant tribal feuds were extraordinary. Cited from The Long White Cloud, by William Pember Reeves
  • The Hamidiye Cavalry is described as a military disappointment and a failure because of its contribution to tribal feuds.
  • Custer was not interested in solving tribal feuds and ordered the scouts not to attack any Sioux unless fired upon first.
  • At home, notwithstanding their tribal feuds, they held their own for two thousand years against the Roman and Saxon, the Dane and the Norman. Cited from The Book of the Bush, by George Dunderdale
  • It was a position of high honour at a time when frequent dynastic wars and tribal feuds necessitated regional princes having their war equipment at the ready, not least their prestigious household cavalry.
  • The Company established a foundation for economic growth in North Borneo by restoring peace to a land where piracy and tribal feuds had grown rampant.
  • At this time the colonists, besides being troubled by savage thieves, were threatened with disturbance from the inter-tribal feuds of the savages themselves. Cited from The Settler and the Savage, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • In these areas, the raskol culture has merged with the local history of cannibalism, marijuana cultivation and usage, tribal feuds, canoe warfare, and piracy.
  • All tribal feuds with their consequences had henceforward to be considered as non-existent, and retaliation, provided that the offended party would not agree to accept compensation, was put under the control of the head of the community. Cited from Mohammedanism, by C. Snouck Hurgronje
  • So, for generations, they lived, with their simple home customs and their family affections, with their games and sports, their legends and their songs, their dances, fasts, and feasts, their hunting and their fishing, their tribal feuds and wars. Cited from Historic Girls, by E. S. Brooks
  • Some day, probably, the whole peninsula will fall under our protection, and when the constant tribal feuds are put a stop to, the forests cleared, and the ground cultivated, as is the case in our own settlement of Malacca, it will be found one of the most valuable of our possessions. Cited from Among Malay Pirates, by G. A. Henty
  • Compensation marriage, known variously as vanni, swara and sang chatti, is the traditional practice of forced marriage of women and young girls in order to resolve tribal feuds in parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
  • Though the age of tribal feuds was past, special weapons of defence were carried, for did not strange jungles teem with spectral denizens whom imagination endowed with appalling shape, with cunning, and with rending ferocity? Cited from Tropic Days, by E. J. Banfield
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