Cape Verde’s Rebelados [JFP 2013]

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Cape Verde gained it’s independence from Portugal in 1975. Since then, the descendants of escaped colonial-era slaves – known as Rebelados – have continued to live apart from the greater society – often making choices about lifestyle that would remind us of the Amish. Their isolation was so complete, that they would often drive away pastors and missionaries with small …