Adinkra Symbols

In the local church hall, the Girl Guides have put up a display of strange symbols.  A short tour of Google reveals them to be Adinkra Symbols from West Africa Рspecifically Ghana.

I’ve pasted some images below, but there are more on www.adinkra.org. My favourite is WO NSA DA MU A “If your hands are in the dish”, a symbol of participatory government, democracy and pluralism.

2 Replies to “Adinkra Symbols”

  1. I always learn something new from your posts. Thank you. My favourite is the fern. I wondered what you were doing in the Church Hall and then Dolly enlightened me !

  2. Do you know why they had been researching these symbols and it is interesting that the symbols do not represent what one would expect ?

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