The nomadic people of the Tutsi had once migrated from the Nile region to the area of the thousand lush hills and had subjugated the farming people of the Hutu . But the Tutsi adopted the Hutu language ( Kinyarwanda ) and culture.
The Tutsi played the dominant role in the recovery from genocide in the existing by 2012 so-called Gacaca -Gerichten.
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- Benjamin See : Le Piège Ethnique. Éditions Dagorno, Paris 1999, ISBN 2-910019-54-3 (The ethnic trap).
- Helmut Strizek: Donated colonies. Rwanda and Burundi under German rule (= highlights of colonial history 4). With an essay on the development up to the present. Links, Berlin 2006, ISBN 3-86153-390-1 , (review of the book). Deutschlandradio Kultur.