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Sunday, September 2, 2018

Justice in Africa Adinkra Symbols With Meanings


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Justice African Adinkra Symbols With Meanings

Justice in Africa Adinkra symbols include Fawohodie, Sepow, Kontire ne Akwamu, Wo Nsa Da Mu A, Epa, Funtunfunefu-Denkyemfunefu, Krado – Mmra and Ohene Adwa. Power, justice and punishment African Adinkra symbols are a one of a kind visual expression of West African heritage.




Eight Justice in Africa Adinkra symbols and meanings



Fawohodie
Symbolizes Liberty
Symbol of liberty, independence, freedom, emancipation
Fawohodie  Symbolizes Liberty  Symbol of liberty, independence, freedom, emancipation
Symbolizes Liberty


Sepow
Symbolizes Justice
Knife used in executions. This is plunged through the throat of the victim’s cheeks to prevent him from invoking a curse on the King.


Sepow Symbolizes Justice
Sepow Symbolizes Justice

Kontire ne Akwamu
Symbolizes elder’s reliance and Democracy meaning one head does not make up council.

Kontire ne Akwamu Symbolizes elder’s reliance and Democracy
Kontire ne Akwamu Symbolizes elder’s reliance and Democracy


Wo Nsa Da Mu A
Symbol of taking part in government and democracy, if you have your hands in the dish.


Wo Nsa Da Mu A Symbol of taking part in government and democracy
Wo Nsa Da Mu A Symbol of taking part in government and democracy

Epa
Symbolizes handcuffs, symbol of law and justice, slavery and captivity


Epa Symbolizes handcuffs, symbol of law and justice, slavery and captivity
Epa Symbolizes handcuffs, symbol of law and justice, slavery and captivity


Funtunfunefu-Denkyemfunefu or The Siamese Crocodiles
Symbolizes democracy and unity. The Siamese crocodiles share one stomach, yet they fight over food. This popular symbol is a remind that infighting and tribalism is harmful to all who engage in it.

Funtunfunefu-Denkyemfunefu or The Siamese Crocodiles Symbolizes democracy and unity.
Funtunfunefu-Denkyemfunefu or The Siamese Crocodiles Symbolizes democracy and unity.


Krado Mmra 
Symbolizes seal of law and order, authority of the court.

Krado Mmra  Symbolizes seal of law and order, authority of the court.
Krado Mmra  Symbolizes seal of law and order, authority of the court.

Ohene Adwa
Symbolizes the King’s stool and his authority.


Ohene Adwa Symbolizes the King’s stool and his authority.
Ohene Adwa Symbolizes the King’s stool and his authority.


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