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Tutsi (African people)

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Topical headingTutsi (African people)
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Variant(s)Banyamulenge (African people)
Banyaruanda (African people)
Banyarwanda (African people)
Batusi (African people)
Mulenge (African people)
Ruanda (African people)
Rwanda (African people)
Tusi (African people)
Tussi (African people)
Tuti (African people)
Watusi (African people)
Watutsi (African people)
See alsoEthnology--Burundi
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Ethnology--Congo (Democratic Republic)
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Rundi (African people)
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Found inAfrican ethonyms and toponyms: p. 183 (Tutsi (Tuti, Batutsi))
Murdock world cult.: p. 72 (Tutsi (Batutsi) Rundi (BT))
Voegelin lang.: p. 63 (Tutsi (Tusi, Tussi) Bantu)
Clay, J.W. The eviction of Banyaruanda, 1984.
Willame, J.C. Banyarwanda et Banyamulenge, 1997: p. 78 (pastoral people of Rwandan origin, living in the south Kivu area of Zaire)
Biebuyck, D. African ethnonyms, c1996 (Rwanda (Rwanda); var.: Banyarwanda, Ruanda: Banyarwanda is the full name of people living in Rwanda of which there are 3 constitution groups: Tutsi, Hutu, and Twa)
Amnesty International WWW homepage, 19 Aug. 1997 (Zaire country report: Banyarwanda means "people of Rwanda", but refers in this case to Zairian Hutu and Tutsi living in North and South Kivu. Hutu and Tutsi peoples are the main ethnic groups in Rwanda and Burundi. The Banyamulenge are Tutsi, many of whom claim to have lived in South-Kivu for generations, both groups originate from Rwanda but hold Zairian nationality)
Encyclopedia Britannica online, June 12, 2003 (Tutsi; also called Batusi, Tussi, Watusi, or Watutsi; ethnic group of probable Nilotic stock whose members live within Rwanda and Burundi)
World book online, June 12, 2003 (Tutsi; sometimes called Batutsi or Watusi; African people who live mainly in Burundi and Rwanda)
Not found inEthnologue; Britannica Micro.; Murdock