Twelve Tribes of Israel (Rastafari)

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The Twelve Tribes of Israel is a religious group based in Kingston, Jamaica and one of the Mansions of Rastafari. Its headquarters is on Hope Road in Kingston.[1] The group was formed in 1968 by Vernon Carrington.[1] The twelve tribes are based on the twelve astrological zodiacal signs.

Bob Marley was a member.[1] Other artists associated with the group include Sangie Davis, Fred Locks, Little Roy, and Pablove Black.[1] The group had an association with the Jah Love sound system in the 1970s.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "And Tribes Made Merry", Jamaica Observer, 11 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013

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