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ROOTS of rasta African tribe

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Messenger: magical Sent: 4/1/2008 8:05:23 AM

ive read it somewhere before...but can't remember.
there are Rastas/men with dreads in a tribe in africa. does anyone know who they are. they have been around loong before modern day Ras-is this where inspiration is drawn from? I also know these men paint themselves white on occasion and live deep in the jungle.

Someone please let me know


Messenger: Ras Sistren Khamyl Sent: 4/2/2008 1:32:27 PM

1-dreads don't make you RASTA and they are locs, not dreads
2-if they are before the Ras's, they are not Rasta in that the Ras's are of the lineage that have a distinct identity that is tribal

I think whoever this tribe is was referred to as Rastas because of their locs. The Ras's where Ras's with or without locs

Morgan Heritage-"don't hafta dread"

Suggested readings: "Kebra Negast" and "The Rastaferians" and "House of Nyabinghi"


Messenger: ciriefader Sent: 4/2/2008 1:49:10 PM

originally it is written that god taught us to leave our hair to grow natural.
these people may not know about Ras Tafari or Hailee Selassie i
but if they are true to god since the beginning then maybe that is why they stay where they are as a tribe...
they may still have a right to inherit earth in the end days
if they are unaware that HIM Ras Tafari or jesus or the bible etc exists..
only time will tell

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