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Several others have reported the developing tribalism during the colonial era of. Arens, ; Fried, Abner Cohen called the ln retribalization, a response to a struggle for power and privilege in which people "manipulate customs, values, myths, symbols and cere- monials from their cultural traditions in order to arti- culate an informal [Cohen's emphasis] political organi- zation which is used as a weapon in the struggle"p.
Responding to new cleavages and power alignments created by the extension of colonialism to the Protec- torate, Krios became more athehs of their "Krioness. More important, Caucasian man for black woman only longer were women traders by definition Krio. Women still crossed ethnic boundaries, but they did so less obviously, Sixi woman in athens tx the Sexy chat in Worcester with gir of becoming Krio lessened for women primarily interested in trade.
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While traders are usually viewed as outsiders and strangers see, e. As Krios moved out of trade into the civil service and the professions, they had less contact with Provincials. Krio and Provincial women, then, were less likely to meet and exchange cul- tural ideas than they were in the nineteenth century.
Kr-os have been criticized for forsaking commerce for the professions and thus losing their economic position in Sierra Leone Cox-George, ; Porter,pp.
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Ruth George, the mother, would send kola nuts to Palmer, who in return would send her groundnuts. Frances White turned to teaching and sewing, professions she had learned as a girl attending Buxton Memorial School Palmer, 28, 29 Dec. Palmer's early Western-style education gave her an alternative to attempting to eke out a living as a poor trader. In addition, as insurance for the future, Pal- mer had invested in her children's education.
Inshe lived with the most successful of her three children. Her daughter, Ruth Luke, qoman a schoolteacher and sub- stantial property holder. More importantly, Luke was influential in Freetown and Sierra Leone politics. Luke stane6 as an example of the power that Western education has given Krios. By continuing to dominate the civil service and professions, they have influence in Sierra Leone beyond their numerical strength of less than 2 percent of the population Cohen,p. Yet, this change from traders to professionals Sixi woman in athens tx politicians affected the ethnic identity of Krio women.
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These changes occurred in part because of the owman evolution of Sierra Leone but also because of the changing nature of the women's work. Thus, they joined with their men in the crystallization of the Krio world. NOTES 1. Inafter some false starts, Sixi woman in athens tx group of British businessmen and philanthropists formed the Sierra Leone Company to establish in the Sierra Leone estuary a plantation which would be based on the free labor of Africans returning from the West.
The first settlers to Sierra Leone came from London's unwanted black population. The Black Poor, womzn they Sixi woman in athens tx known, were followed the next year by black Nova 3cotians, in by Jamaican Maroons, and after by Liberated Africans who had been recantured from the slave trade by the British.
The literature on ih slavery in Africa demonstrates the ease with which outsiders, especially women and children, were incorporated into the family Grace, ; Meiers and Kopytoff, As Hopkins affirmed, this was Sixi woman in athens tx reality that Europeans had to face throughout West Africa. In a situation where producers and consumers were both numerous and scattered, abolishing the middlemen would have meant reducing the size of the market"p.
Many of the founders had come to know each other during their days in Free- town, the "Athens of West Africa," while they attended Fourah Bay College Webster,p. See Sixi woman in athens tx. Although statistical data have not been com- piled on the frequency of Krio-Provincial marriages, the opinion of several athena supports this conten- tion Hotobah-During, 21 Sept.
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Because of the athejs status of Provin- cial men, low-status Krio women began to marry profes- sional non-Krios Harrell-Bond,p. The Sherbro Sixi woman in athens tx Its Hinterland. Arens, W. The Hague. Baier7-Stephen, and Paul Lovejoy. Blair, James A. British Parliamentary Papers, Vol. Chalmers Report. Church, R. West Africa: Church Missionary Society Papers.
Cohen, Abner. Cuscom and Politics in Urban Africa: Coker, Fariana. Interview of 3 March. Coker, Miranda. Interview of 17 Spt. Colonial Office. Cardew, Feb. Cox-George, N. Finance and Development in West Africa: The Sierra Leone Experience. Crowder, Michael. West Africa Under Colonial Rule. Dorjahn, V. Change in Tenancy Relations in Sierra Leone. Journal of African History 3: Fried, Morton H. Grace, John. Haaland, Gunnar. Baith, Ethnic Groups and Boun- daries: The Social Organization of Culture Dif- ference.
Harrell-Bond, Barbara. Modern Marriage in Sierra Leone: A Study of the Profssnal Group. Hodder, B. Hopkins, Anthony G. An Economic History of West Africa. Hotobah-During, I. Interviews of 25 May, 21 Sept.
Howard, Allen. Fyfe and E. Jones, eds. A Symposium. Ingham, E. Sierra Leone After a Hundred Years. Jones, Theodore. Interview of 21 Dec. Leighton, Neil 0. Meiers, Suzanne, and Igor Sixi woman in athens tx.
Historical and Anthropological Perspectives, ed. Meiers and Kopytoff. Madison, Wis. Native Affairs Letterbook. Parkes to Alikali Bubu, 10 Dec. Hazel-green-AL lonely housewife to Smith, 25 Nov. Palmer, Bure. Interviews of 5, 28, 29 Dec. Peterson, John. Province of Freedom: A History of Sierra Leone, Porter, Arthur T. A Sixi woman in athens tx of the Development of Freetown Society. Reade, Windood.
The African Sketch-Book. Sierra Leone Weekly News. Skinner, David, and Barbara E. Smith, George. Interview of 22 Dec. Spitzer, Leo. The Creoles of Sierra Leone: Re- sponses to Colonialism, Sudarkasa, Niara. Where Women Work: A Study of Women in the Marketple-ce and in the Home. Ann Arbor, Webster, J. Ajayi and M.
Crowder, History of West Africa 1: White, E. An Economic and Social History, Winder, R. Wyse, Akintola J. Today women are paramount chiefs, section chiefs, town chiefs, heads of cognate descent groups, heads of soda- lities, and up to 59 percent of residential compounds in villages are headed by women MacCormack, There is no single cause for their high status, but a set of variables work in their favor.
In previous publications I have explored political, social structural, and religious variables,, Because of the structure of Sherbro society, some high- status women are able to transact in all the things human societies value most: The economy is not fully monetized, although there is a range of capital assets that are not consumed immediately but are used to achieve enhanced production in the future.
Land is the corporate er'ute of cognatic descent groups and individuals have usufructry right to it but cannot buy and sell it. Labor is a social obliga- tion regulated by one's social status in the community. For these reasons, this discussion of economics must Wives want nsa McLendon-Chisholm be largely about the nature of kin groups, rural-to-rural migration, and Sixi woman in athens tx way clients and their descendents obtain rights to the basic factors of pro- duction.
MacCormack they engage primarily in 1 land-extensive upland rice cultivation, 2 labor-intensive swamp rice cultivation, and 3 relatively capital-intensive coastal fishing. Social and economic information was collected on 1, people, the sample deliberately including men and women, high-status "aristocrats" who control land, low-status "strangers," the young, and the elderly.
The physical environment is low lying and swampy, well within the tsetse fly belt, where cattle are of little economic and social importance. One hundred eighty Sixi woman in athens tx of rain fall in the May-to-October wet season, and tropical diseases take their toll. Popula- tion density is now 91 per square mile and Sixi woman in athens tx consider- ably less in the past.
Post-menopausal women on average have given birth to Sixi woman in athens tx. Although women are losing more than half the children they bear, the population is nevertheless increasing, putting pressure on land re- sources. The response is that which Boserup Local nude women Camanaga suggested.
People are beginning to use the land more intensively, and less extensively. Their role in production, physical reproduction, and mainte- nance of the society was publicly acknowledged by men and women. Beyond the domestic services women provide, all contributed to farming, fish processing, or trading. They worked within the joint residential compound, which is the basic unit of production.
Men's and women's work is categorized by culturally defined division of labor. Men's work and women's work is Sixi woman in athens tx entirely arbitrary, nor a pure cultural relative. Men tend to do dangerous tasks, such as cutting and burning the forest, climbing palm trees, or fishing in deep water. Women Mature Edgewater Maryland sex physical risks in childbearing. Because women's fertility is highly valued in this area of tropical disease and high infant mortality, and only women can give birth, work- related dangers are spared them, but work itself is not.
They plant, weed, harvest, store and process food. They also dry fish, make salt and process vegetable oils, and market a wide variety of products.
Women "cook," which for Sherbros is a richly poly- semic term. For example, women cook salt by evaporating sea brine. One stage in making palm oil is the boiling of palm fruits to break down the fibers of the pericarp in order to squeeze the oil German girl looking for a ticket her sister. Coconuts are grated, then parched in early stages of coconut oil making.
Rice must be parboiled Sixi woman in athens tx split the husk, then pounded to remove the husks before it is ready to be marketed. Fish are smoked and dried over a fire to pre- serve them for marketing. By cultural definition, only women, not men, cook, thus insuring women's domain over Sixi woman in athens tx wide range of productive activities and marketable goods.
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Indeed, they dominate the local markets. Although women have a clear domain of vital produc- tive activities and opportunities to market surpluses, they are no more economically autonomous than men. Men rely on Sixi woman in athens tx to finish off the process of food produc- tion by "cooking," and women rely on men to initiate the productive process. Men do the heavy, dangerous work of cutting and burning before the soil is ready to plant. They climb palm trees to cut the fruit before women can begin to process the oil.
They go into the sea to catch the fish women will preserve and market. In the total productive process, from raw materials to marketable product, women are usually dependent upon men for initi- ating the process, somewhat compromising their economic autonomy. But even if men initiate the labor process, they are as utterly dependent upon women to do female tasks as women are dependent upon men.
This culturally created interdependence accounts in part for men and wo- men's desire to marry in order to be fully adult and fully social, even though the pull to remain within the emo- tional security of their natal household group is great for both males and females. Although most compounds contain some non-kin who are clients or wards, the core residents are related by cognatic descent or mar- riage.
The head of the compound is the eldest member of the core group unless ill or senilewho may be a man or a woman. If husband and wife are residing together, the husband will usually be the head, but there are rare cases where a Sixi woman in athens tx of strong character and ability, liv- ing in her natal Swingers party saturday night, will be acknowledged as head even though her husband also resides in the compound.
With polygynous marriages, the question of who heads the compound is a bit clouded. Some men have all wives residing with them in gx same compound. In this kind of household, a senior wife might wkman her junior wives up in their own businesses. Some men, however, have wives in different villages. MacCormack for example, might supply dried Older for younger girl first time to a co-wife in a farming village.
The wife in the farming area would reciprocate by supplying rice and other Sixi woman in athens tx to her co-wife to market in the fishing village. If the husband regularly resides in both households on an alternating basis, I have counted Wokan as head of both households.
But in households where woma husband resides at some dis- tance, has not visited for years, and does not send wealth into Sixi woman in athens tx household, Sixi woman in athens tx have counted the resident wife, who manages the household, as its head.
In the gray area are wives whose husbands live in another area but Free sex ads moreno Homer Louisiana send occasional wealth to be used for hiring male labor, or send one or more male client ayhens to live in the compound to provide labor for masculine productive tasks.
I have tended tc count these as women- headed compounds because the wife has day-to-day respon- sibility for managing land, labor, and capital.
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By these definitions, 18 percent of residential compounds in fishing villages were headed by women, 23 percent Sixi woman in athens tx compounds in farming villages were headed by women, and 59 percent of Sherbro compounds in the chief- dom capital were headed by women. The latter statistic Sixi woman in athens tx explained by the presence of aristocratic elderly women who have either never left their natal village or have returned there in old age, a point I will elaborate later in the paper.
The coastal fishing woma of Katta, which mushroomed to over 1, inhabi- tants in Sixi woman in athens tx s, Fucking with Sudbury women largest town in Kagboro Chiefdom, is very much within the cash nexus.
InI surveyed one-half of the village, a sam- ple of 44 residential compounds with a total population of people. The smallest compound contained a soli- tary male shop trader, the xt Sixi woman in athens tx 38 people, the average was 12 people.
Eight of the 44 compounds 18 percent were headed by women, all primarily raders in fish and other foods. Of the male heads of compounds, there was only one Sixi woman in athens tx, wkman the rest were fishermen or traders. Only 4 9 percent of the compounds were headed by Sherbros; the rest were founded by first- generation ntigrant. Of the 44 ij, 35 80 percent had resident adult non-kin "strangers".
Households had as few as 1, as many as 30, but on average 6. Sixi woman in athens tx a total of codable clients 14 9 percent were women, all without resident husbands, all engaging in buying or selling a product, usually fish. The male clients totaledbut only 27 19 percent of them Belize girls sucking dick a wife.
These mobile men were mostly young and unmarried. The bulk of male clients gave labor, especially in fish- ing crews, to their patron, rather than trading autono- mously, Sixi woman in athens tx women did. Some married clients hoped in time to establish their own residential compound.
Two kinds of fishing boat were used, the dugout canoe and locally made planked boats. The former will accommodate only the owner and a helper, but the larger boats require a crew of from six to ten men. Only men fish, turning the catch over to women in a formal finan- cial transaction. Only women smoke-dry fish and sell it to long-distance traders. One or two women can dry, pack, and sell all the fish a crew of six to ten men catch. It is not surprising, then, that there is a surplus of adult Sixi woman in athens tx over adult women.
In all fishing communities surveyed, Sixi woman in athens tx average there Wives seeking real sex Scottville 1. The ratio is reversed in farming villages where there are, on average, 1. Female labor encompasses more tasks and constitutes a larger proportion of labor time in farming households. The ratio of dependants, being too Sixk or too old to work, to able bodi td workers, is low in fishing vil- lages.
Only 24 percent of the residents were dependent, compared to an average of 42 percent in the farming villages surveyed. This difference can be explained by 1 the number of unmarried young adult male migrants in fishing villages, 2 the nature of fishing work where child labor is not useful, and Sixi woman in athens tx Adrian MI adult personals fact that some wives Searchin for a coke bottle shaped blk woman polygynous male compound heads were literally Sixi woman in athens tx out to inland villages, residing there with their young children.
In calculating polygyny ratios, I counted only --sident co-wives, since men tend to boast about the number of wives they have, perhaps inflating the number by reference to tz absent wives. In Sixi woman in athens tx villages, male compound heads had, on average, 1. As interesting as this synchronic statistical pic- ture is, we need models to explain the dynamics of rural- to-rural migration and the absorption of immigrants.
At one level, people come to the coast to maximize profit, to get as great a return on their labor as possible. But this Weberian model of rational economic activity does not tell us enough. In fishing, as in farming, there is a strict division jn labor based upon gender. Men fish, women smoke-dry and sell the fish. Men womann and burn the bush, women plant and weed. Women are married at about age seven- teen, after puberty and initiation into the Sande Bondo society MacCormack, Men are sexually mature by about age seventeen but marry at about age twenty-nine or thirty, when they have accumulated bridewealth.
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The only way a man can have a viable household is to marry female labor, but first he must accumulate a brideprice of from B25 to L60 sterling. As these young men begin to accumu- Couples sex in the Brackley wealth, it wo,an drained away from Sixo in a male per capita tax of B2 per annum. They also tend to incur court fines for crimes against property and for sexual misconduct, some becoming indentured servants for as long as seven years ni order to pay off court fines.
Not all young men wander about looking for a shortcut to bridewealth. Some remain in their parents' compound, do not receive wages, but receive the gift Sixi woman in athens tx bridewealth in time. Many hope to shorten that waiting period by going to Freetown, the mines, the swamp rice farming areas, or fishing areas to accumulate wealth quickly. Some begin to drift about to evade the womwn collector; others, after drifting, begin to look for someone to feed them, athenns in the preharvest rainy season, the hungry season.
Heads of compounds take these drifting men in, in a formalized patron-client relationship. The woan must feed them, give them a place in his house to sleep, pay their head tax, and pay their court fines if theyxe in trouble.
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Or a group of six to ten men, constituting a boat crew, may be allowed by their patron to divide the catch on one day a week among themselves. Commonly, the marriage will be to a junior kinswoman of the patron; the husband resides uxori- locally, continuing to give his labor to the joint house- hold of his parent-in-law former Suxi. MacCormack worthy young men who begin to drift first become client "strangers", then are absorbed by marriage, becoming affinal kin.
Since the Sherbro have a cognatic descent system, the children of the young Sixi woman in athens tx, by taking descent group identity through their mother, become sem tha che, "heads of the place" or "owners of doman land. Th'isis especially important where the use of atehns corporate farm land, or the right to high wwoman, is at stake. Two smoke-dried fish and sold it to dealers. One was a long-range trader, taking fish to inland markets.
Two traded in dried fish and foods. South Sioux City in girls nude other 3 traded in atjens and petty com- modities, one specializing in locally distilled palm wine spirits.
Of the 37 male heads of residential compounds, 20 54 percent were primarily fishermen, 13 35 percent were primarily traders, 3 8 percent were tailors, and 1 3 percent was a farmer. The poorest woman compound head fx an elderly woman, originally from Freetown. For years she had been trading Sex chat rooms no registration Crmljan from Katta to Freetown, a distance of about miles by road.
She had become too old and ill to take the rigors of long-range trading and had settled in Katta. Although she had kin in Freetown, inflation had made the cost of living too high for her to settle there. She had made an arrangement to live in a womam she did not own. A man and his wife and daughter also lived in the house, farmed, and were financially autono- Sixi woman in athens tx.
Two fishermen also lodged in the house. The woman did not feed them, but they sold their catches of fish to her. She dried it and sold it. She also made rice cakes that she sold in the village. The wealthiest woman head of a compound was a widow, with resident adult daughter, adult son, daughter- in-law, their 2 children, and 5 fishermen lodgers. Of a total of 11 residents, 9 were able-bodied workers.
The household head owned the house, a fish-drying house bandaboat, petrol engine, nets, and other equipment. Her son and the lodgers constituted the fishing crew. Her son paid his mother for use of the boat and sold all Wives looking sex Mayer catch to her. The catch was smoke-dried by the daughter and daughter-in-law and was sold to dealers by the household head. The poorest man to head a residence was a solitary migrant trader in petty commodities.
His brother's wife and her 2 dependent children also lived in the household. There were atbens fishermen, 4 wives of fishermen, and 4 other adult laborers in the compound, making a total of 38 people, 33 of whom were able-bodied workers.
The head owned two planked boats, two engines, nets, and two houses. The 20 fishermen constituted two crews, and all the catch was dried and sold by the head's wives, with assistance from the Mature women Fontana sex, under the athejs tion of the head wife. This fisherman was im capitalized and was having a third boat built at a cost of Sixi woman in athens tx, sterling. The fisherman spoke at some length of his risks.
Ayhens rocks snapped propeller shafts inn his engines. Womn tore Sixl nets. His operating costs ran to E: In the rainy season the catch was generally poor, and in the transitional seasons March and Sixxi there could be sudden storms, high winds, or qthens. Intwo other men were the most wealthy in Katta.
In they spoke of many nonproductive Sjxi dents, capital losses, and inflation. In two and a half years' time the cost of petrol, oil, engines, nets, and other equipment had roughly trebled, but the selling price for fish had barely doubled. They could not simply pass on additional costs to the consumer because inland households which atgens fish had not increased their purchasing power by the same increment. Both men had returned Sixi woman in athens tx their nc al village to farm swamp rice.
There they enjoyed the prestige of elders and felt that the return on household labor was much more certain than it was in fishing. Because of world marketing agreements, especially for petroleum Sixi woman in athens tx, which they could not control, wokan had been forced back toward a type of pro- duction based upon human energy power alone.
A fisherman Six a canoe and nets had an average daily catch worth Ll to L3. On only four days Sixi woman in athens tx a month in the dry season, the best fishing time of the year, was a fisherman's catch worth B10 or more. For a fisherman with planked boat and engine, who could go out as far as 10 miles, a very good catch was worth i00 to B, but of course his expenses and risks were greater.
MacCormack caught. She would Sixi woman in athens tx pay him cash on the beach for his fish, or, more commonly, they would count the catch, she would dry atyens, sell it, and return a portion of the profit to her husband. A quantity of wet fish worth was worth about L when it was dried and packed. Some wives also sought to wkman the Sixi woman in athens tx of other fishermen and augment their business. The more fishermen lodgers in the household, the better her potential supply of fish. A woman without a husband would attempt to attract yx many fishermen clients into her house as possible.
Even when the fisherman was not a woman's husband, brother, jn, or sthens lodger, the trading relationship between her and her supplier tended to be personalized and multiplex. After the bargain had been struck on the beach, the woman would send down cigarettes, palm wine, or cooked food, "encouraging" a regular supplier.
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In the majority of cases, husband and wife kept their capital funds independently. In some cases, how- ever, when husband and wife had joint goals, such as an improved boat, they pooled their earnings. Both would benefit from the larger catches.