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December 17, 2011

Tengelekir A Rechiiekl (Children of Maggots)

By Santy Asanuma —-

This is said upon those you want to banish (ke ieklterir ra re bekl el chad el kmo te kmal ngariou a druchellir) and put under public shame for being such. It is implied that those who issue such statement assume being recognized by people in the community to hold a higher social ranking status. This label is supposed to demarcate (ngomii) those who have-it and those who have-not in a society. Or as Karl Marx calls them as the bourgeoisies (the owners of the means of production and have power to control public policies) and the proletariats (those who work for wages and basically have no real power).

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