Adinkra Symbols : A Traditional West African Wonder Which Is Unmatchable

Adinkra symbols are representations of popular maxims, proverbs, recorded historical events, as well as particular attitudes or behaviors related to portrayed figures or concepts related to abstract shapes. Being among the traditional symbols produced in the African region, these symbols often have different meanings attached to them. [WATCH VIDEO]  These symbols possess an embellished function […]

Is the African Symbol Gye Nyame A Spiral Galaxy?

  Indigenous to the Akan people of Ghana, West Africa, the Gye Nyame symbol is one of their highest spiritual symbols collectively known as Adinkra Symbol. The symbol dates as far back as before the 17th century current era. It is a symbol with many  interpretations; “EXCEPT FOR GOD” which signifies the all-knowing power of […]

Adinkra Symbols & Meanings: West African Wisdom

Adinkra Symbols & Meanings: West African Wisdom     GYE NYAME “except for God” symbol of the supremacy of God This unique and beautiful symbol is ubiquitous in Ghana. It is by far the most popular for use in decoration, a reflection on the deeply religious character of the Ghanaian people   SANKOFA “return and […]