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Bilondo (Bwami Insignia)

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The social and spiritual lives of the Lega people are governed by a central initiation society known as Bwami; Bwami is responsible for teaching morality through community performances, dances and objects. The Bwami...


Asafo Frankaa (Flag)

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The Fante, a subgroup of the culturally and linguistically related Akan peoples living along the coast of the Central region of Ghana have a distinctive tradition of appliqué and embroidered flags called mfrankaa (sing....


Batakari (War Shirt)

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The Akan make use of a number of different types of textiles and garments to identify specific social roles within a community. In addition, magical amulets are worn for protective purposes. Combined, textiles and amulets are...