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Otim (2005). Traditional Authority Study Report for Upper Nile Region

Fieldwork for this study was conducted in the counties of Payinjar and Leer in western Upper Nile, and Akobo in the central Upper Nile Region. These areas are occupied by a nilotic people from the Nuer tribe. The Nuer are divided into eleven territorial groupings, ‘loose’ as called by Hutchinson (1996 :22). The matrix below shows the territorial groupings of the counties studied.

Category: Anthropology and History, Politics and Political Agreements

Sub-category: Local