Archive For The “The Rastafari Chronicles” Category
A series of articles, utterances, links from the archives of Rastafari history.
Chronology of the Rastafari movement
The Rastafari movement originated in the 1930s, inspired by the Coronation of Ras Tafari as Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia on November 2nd 1930.
Over the years Fire had transformed himself into a force of nature, a peaceful flame that burned brightly with the light of Rastafari.
Recording testimonies from ones who recall seeing or meeting the King is being collated for the 50th Anniversary of the Visit to the Caribbean
What is certain is that each House has contributed to the fullness of the movement.
Administrators, delegates and members of the Rastafari family approved the Rastafari Code of Conduct at the Global Nyah Binghi Consultation July 22nd-30th 2010 at Scott Pass Nyah Binghi Center, Clarendon, Jamaica
In April 1975, following an invitation from Elombe Mottley of the Yoruba House, then located in Fontabelle, St Michael, a small group of Rastafari brethren, Ras Boanerges and the Sons of Thunder, visited Barbados to educate and enlighten our communities about the Nyahbinghi Order and Rastafari in general.
Meskerem 1 2000 (September 12th 2007) was the first day of the 3rd Millennium.
“You have a right, a charter, but without the work of each one of you, it will be useless. With this right, there is a responsibility and a duty. It gives me great pleasure to present the Charter.”
On August 25 1937, Dr. Bayen merged all pro-Ethiopian organizations into a new Ethiopian World Federation Incorporated with Local #1 International Headquarters in New York.
Mortimo along with other bretheren from other “Houses” approached the University College of West Indies (as it was then known) with the intention of getting them to carry out a survey of the Rastafari Movement.
These are pictures of the grand event in Cuba from March 22nd – 29th 2002.