Letter from the Rastafari Community of Shashamane to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, June 27, 2001

See chapter 2, p..

From: Black Geographies


A letter to the UN concerning Shashamane, the land granted by Haile Selassie in 1931 to members of the African diaspora who wished to return to Africa. This land grant, originally 500 hectares of fertile land located between two rivers in Ethiopia, was formerly issued through the administration of the Ethiopian World Federation.



Katherine McKittrick