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chief

(Encyclopedia) chief or chieftain, political leader of a band, tribe, or confederation of tribes. At the simpler levels of social organization, the band or tribe usually lacks centralized authority…

Natchez

(Encyclopedia) Natchez nch´z, indigenous North American people who lived along St. Catherine's Creek east of the present-day city of Natchez in Mississippi. At the time of contact with the…

Sierra Leone Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Sierra Leone Index: People History Government and Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Sierra Leone Relations PEOPLE The indigenous…

Swaziland Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Swaziland Index: People History Government and Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Swaziland Relations PEOPLEThe majority of the…

John Keats: Book II

by John Keats Book IBook IIIBook II Just at the self-same beat of Time's wide wings Hyperion slid into the rustled air, And Saturn gain'd with Thea that sad place Where Cybele and…

Chad Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Chad Index: Geography People History Government and Political Conditions Defense Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Chad Relations GEOGRAPHYChad is a…