Adinkra Symbols & Meanings

  • Adinkra Symbols & Meanings

    Originally from West Africa, Adinkra were created by the Ashanti of Ghana, the Akan and the Baoulé of Ivory Coast who migrated from Ghana. There are roughly 400 Adinkra symbols, each with a meaning. Adinkra can be literally translated to "good bye", or "farewell" in Twi language, a language spoken by Ashante people in Ghana.