Ghana Culture

Wood Carving

Wood Carving

21/06/2012 17:09:00

Traditional wood carvings are divided into many branches, each with its own specialists. Among the major products are wooden sculptures and talking-drums (ntumpane).The famous wooden

Adinkra Symbols

Adinkra Symbols

21/06/2012 17:07:00

During the 13th century, the Akan people developed their unique art of adinkra printing. Hand-printed and hand-embroidered adinkra clothes were made and used exclusively by

Kente Cloth

Kente Cloth

21/06/2012 17:04:00

Kente is one of the symbols of the Ghanaian chieftaincy, which remains strong throughout the country, particularly in the areas populated by members of the

Dance

Dance

21/06/2012 17:03:00

Ghanaian dance is as diverse as its music. Each ethnic group has their own traditional dances and there are different dances for different occasions. There

Role and Status of Women

Role and Status of Women

21/06/2012 17:01:00

Women in premodern Ghanaian society were seen as bearers of children, retailers of fish, and farmers. Within the traditional sphere, the childbearing ability of women

Akposo Language

Akposo Language

13/06/2012 16:15:00

Kposo language, or Ikposo (Ikpɔsɔ), is the language of the Akposso people, mainly in the Plateau Region of Togo, west of Atakpamé, but also into

Adamorobe Sign Language

Adamorobe Sign Language

13/06/2012 16:09:00

Population      3,400 including hearing people (2003).Region      East region, Adamorobe village.Classification      Deaf sign languageLanguage use      15% deafness in the population; one of

Anufo Language

Anufo Language

13/06/2012 16:06:00

Population      66,000 in Ghana (2003). Population total all countries: 137,600.Region      Northeast, Wawjayga area. Also in Benin, Togo.Language map      Ghana, reference number 8Alternate

Bissa Language

Bissa Language

13/06/2012 16:03:00

Population      350,000 in Burkina Faso (1999 SIL). Population does not include the Bissa southern Barka region. Population total all countries: 582,000.Region      South central,

Chakali Language

Chakali Language

13/06/2012 16:02:00

Population      6,000 (2003 GILLBT).Region      East of Wa; Ducie village largest.Language map      Ghana, reference number 16Dialects      Lexical similarity: is 62% with Tampulma

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