As illustration only: African people in the lands of Islam.

 

Ibn Babawayh: Al-Khisal; (Numeric Classification of Traditions on Characteristics) (d991)

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Taken from: www.maaref-foundation.com/english/library/hadith/al-khisal/10.htm‎

 

SIX TRIBES ARE NOT MODEST

 

Muhammad ibn al-Hassan ibn Ahmad ibn al-Walid - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Muhammad ibn al-Hassan al-Saffar quoted Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Isa, on the authority of his father, on the authority of Saeed ibn Jinah who linked it up through a chain of narrators to Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq, Six tribes are not modest: the Sandi, the Zanji, the Turkish, the Kurdish, the Khuzestani and those who reside in the hills of Ray.

 

Taken from: http://shobhe.net/Archives/2939?print=1

 

I'm Rayan ibn Dumgh who wanted to know the source of the Nile.  I wanted to be the first to know its source.  For this purpose, eight thousand people in eighty years went searching, until the Bizalimat Sea and the end of the earth. I arrived and saw the Nile River interrupt and it passes into a vent …….

I wanted to find the source of the Nile, but I was unable to discover it……