Pan Africanism : 7 colors used in Kente cloth

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    Adinkra

    Adinkra symbols are symbols derived from the asante tribe of Ghana, West Africa. Each symbol possesses a spiritual meaning.

    Asante Kente

    Kente is an Asante ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom. In a total cultural context, kente is more important than just a cloth. It is a visual representation of history, philosophy, ethics, oral literature, moral values, social code of conduct, religious beliefs, political thought and aesthetic principles.

    Ewe Kente

    Although the Ewe (pronounced "Ev-ay") are not as well known outside Ghana as the asante they also weave many of the cloths known worldwide as kente.

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    im a ghanaian and i dont know all this lol
     
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