Etymology of Word Bedouin the Cushitic Beja Tribe Calling Itself the Bedaweit Joktanites Intermarried Arab Labeling


Cushites who have intermarried with Joktanites through the centuries in the region of the Horn of Africa call themselves the Bedaweit, from their name the term Bedouin, for the nomadic herdsmen who have provided ever since the Ice Age ended circa 1500 b. c.