Rebuild Pinnacle, Restore Rastafari

$7,000 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 149 people in 42 months
Leonard Percival Howell  ROCHESTER, NY



ABOUT PINNACLE - THE GIFTED LAND GRANT TO ALL RASTAFARI PEOPLES, PURCHASED BY LEONARD PERCIVAL HOWELL, FOUNDING FATHER OF THE RASTAFARI KULTURE.




Rastafari Kulture has been destroyed by Jamaica governments for over 80 years from 1933 to this day. Rastafari Kulture promotes peace love and international salvation. In 1939 Leonard Percival Howell and his wife Tenneth Bent Howell purchased 1,000 acres of land in Sligoville Jamaica in the name of The Ethiopian Salvation Society of New York and gifted it to members of The Ethiopian Salvation Society in Jamaica. The brethren were tormented and persecuted for their beliefs and their land confiscated by the rich planters and government of Jamaica. Now the Jamaica National Heritage Trust has protected the highest point of Pinnacle as a National Monument. Let Truth and Justice stand globally by donating to and protecting this unique global kulture. We must rebuild the Pinnacle and protect this global kulture.


PINNACLE was acquired by Leonard P. Howell for RasTafari Brothers & Sisters to Live, Learn and Grow within the context of their Indigenous African Heritage. The first self sustaining community in Colonial Jamaica in the late 1930's, using the farming of ganga as one of the main sources of economy for the people. The community was rich with crafts, farms, schools, bakery and a new way of thinking, a New Culture. It is the Birthplace of the Culture RASTAFARI


PINNACLE was eventually burnt to the ground by colonial powers in 1954 and subsequently, all residents had to take refuge in the Caves on the property. Since that time, the residents of the space, who are now elders, have received no acknowledgement of these atrocities, nor compensation. Instead, the lands of Pinnacle have been slowly captured and re-developed by Island Homes, led by the LAKE Family.Many of the remnants and evidence of Early Rastas have been demolished and new homes constructed on even the Ancient Burial Grounds of PINNACLE.


Now plans are now being made to STEAL PINNACLE from the RasTafari people and re-write our History through the framework of Babylon I Glass. It is now common knowledge that our present Minister of Culture Lisa Hanna and Richard Lake of Island Homes are in a relationship. The Minister of Culture has also appointed Michael Lake, his brother, as Vice-Chairman of the National Heritage Trust, which has acquired PINNACLE under the guise of protecting our Heritage.

A GROSS CONFLICT OF INTEREST

In addition, the NHT has open plans to hire the same Company Lake Home in question to re-develop Pinnacle with their Vision of what a "Commercially Viable RasTafari Community" should be.




RasTafari is recognized by the UN as an "Indigenous People" which means that we have Ancestral rights to our "Indigenous lands". Minister of Culture also recently lobbied for Jamaica to have a seat on the UN World Heritage Committee, yet in our homelands injustice and cultural corruption runs rampant


RasTa has been ordered to evict our Homelands by Jan 31, 2013.
We have been sold out by our Representation... Where is our Government?


I & I the People ARE THE GOVERNMENT!

Now, I & I must ORGANIZE. CENTRALIZE. MOBILIZE.

We will fight if we find it NECESSARY.We know we shall WIN
We are Confident in the VICTORY OF GOOD over evil.

THE TRUTH IS AN OFFENCE, BUT NOT A SIN.

Let us Gather in the Name of RasTafari and Humanity.The Time Is Now!!
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Update 13
Posted by Leonard Percival Howell
14 months ago
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The roof on the first bungalow at Pinnacle was completed three days after the full moon January 25,2016, Thanks to to the hard work of Brother Canute Swaby Brother Gallimore and Bobo the Howellites and LP Howell Foundation and our generous donors. The government has commenced the declaration of the remaining five of six heritage spots and the Chinese have completed the highway running through Pinnace lands. Thanks to Sistar Hodesh and Ras JahPaul for their persistence and Jacqueline Move for her generous donations always. Thanks to our Taxi and transport Ras Andrew for going the extra mile from day one.
Thanks for Living Self Reliance wit Pinnacle we now have $5,535.00 left in the account after payin the attorney $1,000. for the court appeal. This amount is to rebuild the Howell small house and is not the cost for the bungalow bein constructed to hose Mr Howell's office. Last but not least give thanks to Mr Denny a firm 85 years young pensioner for his monthly donations to Pinnacle.
Give thanks.
Raising nacethe Roof at Pin
The highway through Pinnacle is complete
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Update 12
Posted by Leonard Percival Howell
21 months ago
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Pictures of the first bungalow and hydration space upcoming.
RJah and Negus Tafari the Rastafari yutes WiFi and smartphone
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Update 11
Posted by Leonard Percival Howell
25 months ago
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Thanks to all who have donated and are still donating to the restoration of Pinnacle. The first bungalow is almost complete and within the next 2 weeks work will commence on the reconstruction of Mr. Howell's house at Pinnacle.
4 new Kumina Harps for Pinnacle
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Update 10
Posted by Leonard Percival Howell
29 months ago
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Work progresses slowly but steady on our first temporary structures/ We need two skylights, two windows and 1 door.
We thank sll our donors especially that make a monthly commitment to support the rebuilding efforts at Pinnacle. For that we are thankful. Big up to the Idren in Germany and the Netherlands who currently have our youngest Director Donisha Prendergast and Nana Askale Selassie in their spaces. Iternal love and guidance.
Together we MUST!!!!
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Leonard Howell
33 months ago
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The Leonard P.Howell Foundation values your continued financial and moral support in the restoration of Pinnacle. Last thusday we visited the burial areas at Pinnacle and found them all desecrated. Letters and pictures will go to the government with te second request for a stop order for any construction in the burial areas. Gungo Walk burial area now has massive houses. How and why did this happen and where us the St. Catherine Parish Council and the pubic health inspectors?

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Njorogi Gkukuya
34 months ago
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Blessed love all skilful working Rasta...

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Ric de la Bastide
34 months ago
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In life nothing is a important as ones heritage, their roots so to speak. For without a strong foundation in the past we are just dust to be returned to the earth. But with our communal roots firmly grasping our home, we venture out to be successful members of our society and thereby bringing growth to our land.

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Leonard Howell
34 months ago
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A heartfelt thank you to all our donors. We cherish you and apprecilove your help. Stay tuned for new pictures this week

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Godson Godfirst
35 months ago
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The way home , or face the fire , go home love.

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Athena Christopoulos
37 months ago
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More strength

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Andy Herz
37 months ago
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Praise and Respect. This is the most explicit and detailed revelation I have seen of the government confluct of interest. There are quite a number of Rastafari-loving lawyers and other friends on Jamrock and worldwide who have become engaged in this globally essential movement to preserve Pinnacle. In addition to donating, how can align with and assist your efforts?

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Moise Rappapor
37 months ago
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Blessed LOVE Rastafari Blessings

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Donisha Prendergast
37 months ago
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Give Thanks for All your contributions towards the efforts to rehabilitate Pinnacle. It is essential that we employ a true spirit of community building within this time. The international community has been a great strength in raising awareness and showing solidarity. Each one, Teach one...

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Sista Hodesh
38 months ago
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$7,000 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 149 people in 42 months
Created September 21, 2013
Leonard Percival Howell  
$110
Anonymous
22 days ago
$50
Shaquille Houpe
27 days ago
SH
$20
Shaquille Houpe
5 months ago
SS
$50
Shelly Salazar
5 months ago

I am so honored to donate to this worthy cause.

$75
Anonymous
8 months ago
$100
Shaquille Houpe
10 months ago

Give thanks to all the souljahs who's boots are on the ground and hands deep into the earth. I truly appreciate all you guys hard work PEACE LIGHT AND LOVE onto all the royal family in pinnacle

KM
$50
Kymani Mali
11 months ago
KJ
$10
Ken Jamison
13 months ago(Monthly Donation)
KJ
$10
Ken Jamison
14 months ago(Monthly Donation)
$50
MIGUEL ANGEL VERONA TORRES
15 months ago(Monthly Donation)
Leonard Howell
33 months ago
1
1

The Leonard P.Howell Foundation values your continued financial and moral support in the restoration of Pinnacle. Last thusday we visited the burial areas at Pinnacle and found them all desecrated. Letters and pictures will go to the government with te second request for a stop order for any construction in the burial areas. Gungo Walk burial area now has massive houses. How and why did this happen and where us the St. Catherine Parish Council and the pubic health inspectors?

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Njorogi Gkukuya
34 months ago
1
1

Blessed love all skilful working Rasta...

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Ric de la Bastide
34 months ago
1
1

In life nothing is a important as ones heritage, their roots so to speak. For without a strong foundation in the past we are just dust to be returned to the earth. But with our communal roots firmly grasping our home, we venture out to be successful members of our society and thereby bringing growth to our land.

+ Read More
Leonard Howell
34 months ago
1
1

A heartfelt thank you to all our donors. We cherish you and apprecilove your help. Stay tuned for new pictures this week

+ Read More
Godson Godfirst
35 months ago
1
1

The way home , or face the fire , go home love.

+ Read More
Athena Christopoulos
37 months ago
1
1

More strength

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Andy Herz
37 months ago
1
1

Praise and Respect. This is the most explicit and detailed revelation I have seen of the government confluct of interest. There are quite a number of Rastafari-loving lawyers and other friends on Jamrock and worldwide who have become engaged in this globally essential movement to preserve Pinnacle. In addition to donating, how can align with and assist your efforts?

+ Read More
Moise Rappapor
37 months ago
1
1

Blessed LOVE Rastafari Blessings

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Donisha Prendergast
37 months ago
1
1

Give Thanks for All your contributions towards the efforts to rehabilitate Pinnacle. It is essential that we employ a true spirit of community building within this time. The international community has been a great strength in raising awareness and showing solidarity. Each one, Teach one...

+ Read More
Sista Hodesh
38 months ago
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