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The Gada system of the Guji of Southern Ethiopia

John T. Hinnant

The Gada system of the Guji of Southern Ethiopia

by John T. Hinnant

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby John T. Hinnant.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 80912
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 244 leaves.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3083308M
LC Control Number82184338

1. VAN DE Loo Joseph with the collaboration of Bilow KOLA Guji Oromo Culture in Southern Ethiopia Religious Capabilities in Rituals and Songs Berlin Reimer Verlag p. 51 photos Collectanea Instituti Anthropos 39) good ethnography presents data in way so that readers may draw their own conclusions Placing text into context helps the reader to develop distance from the authors intentions Author: Thomas Zitelmann. "Warfare among Guji Oromo of Southern Ethiopia." In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies Vol. II, Addis Ababa: IES

  Food Security in Pastoralist Areas of Ethiopia (Paperback) by Mette Ravn, Royal Norwegian Embassy Addis Ababa (Foreword) Description This is a book about food security in the harsh and fragile lowlands of eastern and southern Ethiopia. It describes how local people and development organizations ensure food security in such an environment. Mobile Peoples, Contested Borders: Land use Conflicts and Resolution Mechanisms among Borana and Guji Communities, Southern Ethiopia March World Development

Early History of Written Oromo Language up to Tesfaye Tolessa Department of History and Heritage Management, College of social sciences, Wollega University, Post Box No: , Nekemte, Ethiopia Abstract Article Information Article History: The purpose of this paper is to make known historical development of written Afaan Oromo to   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Guji Oromo culture in southern Ethiopia by Joseph van de Loo, , Dietrich Reimer edition, in EnglishCited by:


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Author: John T Hinnant. The old aged and peculiar Oromo tradition, the Gada system, is still functional and practiced by the Guji Oromo. The Oromo Gada system seems to be uncommon among Oromo in other parts of the country. However, the Guji and Borana Oromos have kept the Gada institution and its rituals fresh with its flavor.

The Guji, a subgroup of the Oromo pastoralists, are located in the highlands of Central Sidamo. They consider their own homeland to be the very ancestral cradle of Oromo culture. Only the Borana and Guji seem to have kept alive the splendid Gada age-group by: The Guji has various laws, traditions and cultural norms that accord high respect and recognition to women and which ensure women's entitlement to equal rights with men.

The norms grant several. The Oromo Nation is the community concerned with the Gada system. The Gada System has been practiced for centuries and remains functional into the present among all of the major clans such as Borana, Guji, Gabra, Karrayu, Arsi, Afran Qallo, Ituu, Humbana, Tulama and Macha Clans of the Oromo Nation.

Geographical location and range of the Gada system. This book aims at examining the shifting local inter-ethnic relations in Ethiopia, taking the conflicts between the Guji and Gedeo peoples of southern Ethiopia as a case study.

It explores the root causes and the federal dispensation capacity in managing those conflicts, with the aim that settlement of the conflicts would contribute to the. Gadaa (older spelling: Gada; literally: era) is the indigenous democratic system of governance used by the Oromos in Ethiopia and northern Kenya.

It is also practiced by the Konso and Gedeo people of southern Ethiopia. The system regulates political, economic, social and religious activities of the community. Under Gadaa, every eight years, the Oromo would choose by consensus nine leaders.

Language. The Guji speak an Oromo dialect of the Southern Oromo variety. Religion. In the Guji Zone where most Gujis are found, there are three major religions: original Oromo religion (), Islam and r, according to the Census conducted by the Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA), 60% of the population said they were protestant Christianity, and % said they.

Oromia, Ethiopia, Oromo - Borana-Arsi-Guji, Afro-Asiatic ISO code (3 letter code from ): gax Location (latitude/longitude):Brief history: “Oromo history began in the sixteenth century when the Oromo were actively recapturing their territories and rolling back the Christian and Muslim Size: KB.

4 Indigenous Oromo Communities in the Study Area: Borana, Guji and Gabra Borana Oromo Gada system is a traditional institution that has structured social, political and economic life of the the southern part of Ethiopia (Borana and Guji zones of Oromia).

The Guji people shareFile Size: 6MB. Jemjem Udessa a senior researcher and Author of a book on Gadaa System on his part said that so far little has been done to exhaustively incorporate the Gadaa system into the education curriculum.

As ofGadaa had active adherents only among the Borana and Guji groups near the Ethiopian-Kenyan border. They also exchange these symbols. Gada is the traditional social stratification system of Oromos in Ethiopia and northern Kenya ; it is also practiced by the Konso and Gedeo people of southern Ethiopia.

Gadaa (older spelling: Gada) is the traditional social stratification system of Oromos in Ethiopia and northern Kenya ; it is also practiced by the Gedeo people of southern Ethiopia. Each class, or luba, consists of all of the sons of the men in another particular class. The entire class progresses through eleven different grades, each Followers: Gada is a traditional system of governance used by the Oromo people in Ethiopia developed from knowledge gained by community experience over generations.

The system regulates political, economic, social and religious activities of the community dealing with issues such as conflict resolution, reparation and protecting women’s rights. 1: Ethiopia and Kenya ().Berghahn Books Ltd.

“The Pride of the Guji-Oromo: An Essay on Cultural Contact and Self-esteem” In Ivo Strecker and Jean Lydall (eds.) The Perils of Face: Essays on Cultural Contacts, Respect and Self-esteem in Southern Ethiopia.

Mainzer Beitrage Zur Afrika-Forschung.B PP. Cambridge, pp. The Gada system spread with the migration and intermingle of the Oromo ethnic group and following their permanent settlement the system began to shade its traditional egalitarian socio-political character.

(Refer our earlier discussion on the Zemene Mesafint in Southern Ethiopia). Gadaa Gadaa (older spelling: Gada) is the traditional social stratification system of Oromos in Ethiopia and northern Kenya ; it is also practiced by the Gedeo people of southern Ethiopia.

Each. Gender and Culture in Southern Ethiopia 17 based on the Population and Housing Census, estimated their number atThe Guji have an elaborate system of customary governance based on gen-eration, known as gada.

The Guji gada system has eight fathers’ and five chil-dren’s grades. system were forced to face state terrorism, political repression, and an impoverished life. Bulatovich ( 68) explains about the gadaa and notes, “the peaceful free way of life, which could have become the ideal for philosophers and writers of the eighteenth century, if.

the other hand, it is said that the system spread to Nilo-Hamites and the Bantu from the Oromo. The Masai, the Gedeo, Nandi and Konso are said to have adopted their Gadaa system from the Oromo (Beckingham and Hunting ford, ). Nevertheless, the Oromo is the one that developed the system into a more complex institution (Asmarom, ).Cited by: 2.

EMERGING CONFLICTS AND QUEST FOR SUSTAINABLE PEACE BUILDING IN WEST GUJI ZONE OF SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA. Chapter one. Introduction Background of the Study; Sustainable peace is one of the reserved phenomena of human beings who aspire to .one gada administration.8 Bonnie Holcomb notes that the gada system “organized the Oromo people in an all-encompassing democratic republic even before the few European pilgrims arrived from England on the shores of North America and only later built a democracy.”9 This system has the principles of checks and balances (through periodic.Ethnicity and Inter-ethnic Relations: the ‘Ethiopian Experiment’ and the case of the Guji and Gedeo By: The Gada System The ‘National Question’ and Ethnic Policy in Ethiopia: The Root to ‘Ethnic Federalism’ taking the Guji-Gedeo relations in Southern Ethiopia as a case study.

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