Created by the Akan people of Ghana, and the Gyaman of Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa the Adinkra symbols represent concepts or aphorisms. Adinkra are used on fabric, walls, in pottery, woodcarvings and logos. They also can be used to communicate evocative messages that represent parts of their life or those around them.
To find out more about the Adinkra Symbols from West Africa, please click here for the most comprehensive site I could find on the subject which explores other Adinkra Symbols as well as their meanings.
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