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GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA

Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar.

Abstract
The Gadaa system is a time honored age and orientation set system practiced among Oromo people who regarded
the system as their common heritage and as one of their major identity makers. This system has been practiced by
Cushtic family in general and Oromo in particular such Guji, Borena, Karayu, Tulu Tulama, Arsi, Ittu, Humbana,
Afran Qallo, Akichu, Macha, and Gabra clans. The present study is qualitative in nature and primary data have been
collected by employing interview schedule, observation, focus group discussion and interviews with key informants
in Guji area of Oromia region in Southern Ethiopia. In conclusion, when it is compared to the developed western
political system, the Gadaa system is believed to be the best model for modern political system to maintain peace
and harmony in governing the society as per their norms.

Key words: Democracy, Egalitarian, Guji, Institution, Oromo


 
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Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar. GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 553-558. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.59


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Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar. GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 553-558. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.59



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Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar. GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA. JCR. (2021), [cited April 20, 2021]; 8(2): 553-558. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.59



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Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar (2021) GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA. JCR, 8 (2), 553-558. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.59



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Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar. 2021. GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 553-558. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.59



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Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar. "GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 8 (2021), 553-558. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.59



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Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar. "GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 8.2 (2021), 553-558. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.59



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Negessa Mokona, P.D. Satya Pal Kumar (2021) GADAA SYSTEM AMONG GUJI IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 553-558. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.59