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Jos plateau, Nigeria

Jos plateau, Nigeria

African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in #Ghana, a West African country on the Atlantic, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere. Adinkra symbol index: http://www.adinkra.org/htmls/adinkra_index.htm | #language #africa

Adinkra Symbols from Ghana

African symbols known as adinkra are Ghana, a West Africa, Asante tribe symbols Adinkra symbols

These images portray a unique tradition of Africa, a celebration of an indigenous rural culture in which the women are the artists and the home her canvas.

A Soninke woman paints the wall of her house in Djajibine, Mauritania Photo credit: Margaret Courtney-Clarke - reminds me of fingerpainting my bedroom walls as a teen. and look at her beautiful garment.

Kente cloth, known locally as nwentoma, is a type of silk fabric made of interwoven cloth strips and is native to the country of Ghana.  It is an icon of African cultural heritage around the world ...

Get to know a bit more about kente cloth

Kente cloth is one of the oldest known West-African fabrics. It has roots steeped in the tradition of weaving, which date as far back as BC. Kente as we know it, however, was developed in the century by the Ashanti people of Ghana

12 West African Folktales #mkbglobalpick

Children's Books About Friendship Around the World

A great list of West African Folktales offering multicultural reading at home or in the classroom. Great idea for Black History Month or year round.

stayspectacular: “archatlas: “African Canvas Margaret Courtney-Clarke The Art of Africa is a casualty of colonial exploitation, surviving principally in the museums of other countries. ~ Nadine Gordimer ”My objective in this work is to document an...

stayspectacular: “archatlas: “African Canvas Margaret Courtney-Clarke The Art of Africa is a casualty of colonial exploitation, surviving principally in the museums of other countries. ~ Nadine Gordimer ”My objective in this work is to document an.

Girl in Bareina, a small bedouin village in the south of Mauritanie, West Africa. Photo by Ferdinand Reus.

Happy Girl in Bareina, a small bedouin village in the south of Mauritania, West Africa. Photo by Ferdinand Reus.

Interesting Place Mali, too bad about the coup Africa | La Maison Rouge in Mopti, Mali

I have the travel bug, beautiful details on those windows. La Maison Rouge in Mopti, Mali, West Africa

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