Tag: Akan

Jan 20

THE JOY OF STORY-TELLING

New African March 2010 edition Under The Neem Tree By CAMERON DUODU The joy of storytelling   It’s taken me more than a week. But I still can’t find it.  “It” is the opening formula for telling stories in villages like mine in Ghana.Any Akan reader who can remember it, please send it to New African …

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Oct 15

AKAN DRUM FOUND IN THE US IN 18TH CENTURY

x British Broadcasting Corporation Home TODAY’S OBJECT ADD YOUR OBJECT Akan drumContributed by British Museum In Ghana today drums open news broadcasts with the message ‘Ghana munteyi’, (sic: muntie ) which means ‘Ghana, listen’This drum is one of the oldest surviving African-American objects. The drum was collected in the early 1700s in the Colony of …

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