The Sankofa Project
Learning, Teaching, Building of Community
“return and get it”
symbol of the importance of learning from the past.
The Global Fusion Way: savor the good fruits of our root!
The Sankofa Project is the reconciliation between Africans & their Diasporan Brothers & sisters. It is our return home in getting to know one another thru our shared history, differences & commonalities. A dialogue & olive branch toward putting families back together.
Return to Ghana
The Adinkra Blueprint for the Sankofa Project:
Thru change & transformation of character, we offer the fern in peace & celebration of our common endurance & resourcefulness in our search for Independence.
SESA WO SUBAN
“Change or transform your character”
symbol of life transformation
This symbol combines two separate adinkra symbols, the “Morning Star” which can mean a new start to the day,
placed inside the wheel, representing rotation or independent movement.
symbol of endurance and resourcefulness
The fern is a hardy plant that can grow in difficult places.
“An individual who wears this symbol suggests that he has endured many adversities and outlasted much difficulty.”
symbol of independence, freedom, emancipation
“From the expression: Fawodhodie ene obre na enam.
Literal translation: “Independence comes with its responsibilities.”
Ashanti Proverb: The ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people.