Tag: Akan

The Personhood and Rights of Apes

Anthropology365 , April 3rd, 2018

I spent the earliest part of my career as an anthropologist studying captive chimpanzees at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, NC. While there, I always made a…

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“I belong in Africa”: African-Americans going ‘home’

standplaatswereld , September 21st, 2016

Sankofa. Image: Damiyr Saleem Studios By Marije Maliepaard        The Ghanaian ethnic group of Akan is (among other aspects) known for their Adinkra symbols. Symbols that…

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