Si'iid Harti, also called Reer Darawiish, is a Somali tribe. Also called Dhulbahante, they were called Darwiishes during the colonial era. The Darwiish was the successor state to the Dhulbahante garaadship. The Dhulbahante Garaadship (Somali: Duulbaahaante, Arabic: دولباهانتى اوسعيد هرتي) was a kingdom from 1530 until 1895. Dhulbahante is also a Somali clan known for being the backbone of Darwiish. It is part of the larger Harti Darod clan. They live mainly in Sool, Cayn and Sanaag.
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- lLewis, I (1999). A Pastoral Democracy.
From the eponym Si'iid Harti (nicknamed 'Dulbahante') descend four lineages, the Muuse Si'iid, Mahammad Si'iid, Ahmad Si'iid, and Yunnis Si'iid
- The collapse of the Somali state: the impact of the colonial legacy, Ciisa-Salwe, 1996