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Ndorwá famous women

J. Nyirahabimana, J.C. Nkejabahizi

Abstract


This article focuses on famous women of Ndorwá region in North-East of Rwanda. It aims at drawing portraits of extraordinary heroines who marked the collective memory of Ndorwa region. Lives of women portrayed in this article are unique. It is this uniqueness that we highlight. Moreover, their portraits convey important information on social, cultural, political and economic organization of Ndorwa region.

Key words: Rwanda, women, heroines, Ndorwá




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rj.v1i1.3A
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