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Nyani quarmyne-Most of the residents of the Gambaga camp for alleged witches are elderly and find manual work difficult. Here a resident helps her neighbour to lower a bucket of water brought from the communal tap. African Life, African History, Women In History, African Women, Ghana, Brave, Half The Sky, Unity In Diversity, African Tribes

Forced to live out their lives in squalor, the women of Ghana sent to 'witches camps' by superstitious villagers

Hundreds of women in northern Ghana are accused of witchcraft and condemned to a life of extreme violence, harassment and isolation.

Ghanaian photographer Prince Gyasi shoots vibrant, curated images of his hometown, the energetic West African city of Accra, Ghana. Gyasi is a self-described iPhone photographer. Dark Photography, Conceptual Photography, Prince Photography, Photography Aesthetic, Food Photography, Accra, Ghana Travel, Human Poses Reference, Afro Punk

Prince Gyasi Photographs The Colors, Faces And Spirit Of Ghana - IGNANT

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Kente is a ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom, kente comes in strips measuring about 4 inches wide and sown together. African Life, African Culture, African Style, African Beauty, African Fashion, African Royalty, Warrior King, Arte Tribal, Kente Cloth

KENTE CLOTH: GHANA`S ASHANTI CULTURAL HERITAGE TO THE WORLD`S FASHION CIVILIZATION

Kente is a ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom, kente comes in strips measuring about 4 inches wide and sown together into large…

Catalogue of the Asante gold regalia from the west-Africa state of Asante in modern-day Ghana in the British Museum collection African History, African Art, Ashanti Empire, Gold Sheets, Modern Ghana, Ottoman, African Diaspora, Vintage Vanity, Egyptian Art

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Africa | King's knife (sikay). Cast iron blade, handle of knife encased in sheet gold, the sheath is made of antelope skin and covered with two pieces of repousse decorated gold sheet. The knife ornaments (abosodee) are decorated with repousse designs. | Asante region, Ghana; probably from the Royal Palace, Kumase | ca. 18th - 19th century || {14.4}

Across much of West Africa practitioners of local medical traditions wore garments that set them apart from the realm of the everyday. African Men, African History, African Mythology, African Diaspora, Iron Age, African Culture, West Africa, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Costumes

Akan “Fetish Man” Costumes

Across much of West Africa practitioners of local medical traditions wore garments that set them apart from the realm of the everyday. Often, as here among the Akan peoples of Ghana, so-called “fetish men” wore robes and hats loaded with powerful charms and medicines. Some of these were packets containing inscriptions from the Koran obtained from Muslim scholars, while others were more locally inspired, drawing on a knowledge of leaves, powders, animal body parts etcetera. These robes…

Dancers perform at Independence Square ahead of the inauguration ceremony of President-elect John Dramani Mahama, in Accra, Ghana. Out Of Africa, West Africa, Inauguration Ceremony, Warrior King, Village People, Accra, African Culture, Ivory Coast, Culture

Africa in pictures: 4-10 January

A selection of photos from across the African continent this week.

1874 news coverage of the Ashanti War Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, African Rainforest, French West Africa, Indigenous Tribes, Age Of Empires, History Classroom, African Diaspora, African American History

Wars of Africa: Military history of African wars including wars, battles and sieges of Africa

Wars of Africa: Military history of African wars including wars, battles and sieges of Africa

1874 news coverage of the Ashanti War Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, African Rainforest, French West Africa, Indigenous Tribes, Age Of Empires, History Classroom, African Diaspora, African American History

Wars of Africa: Military history of African wars including wars, battles and sieges of Africa

Wars of Africa: Military history of African wars including wars, battles and sieges of Africa

These are the Dagomba people from Tamali in northern Ghana. They are renowned for their talking drum ensembles and whirlish dance styles which highlight their traditional costumes African Culture, African History, Blacks In The Bible, Clothing And Textile, Red Clothing, Warrior King, Textile Patterns, Textiles, Dance Fashion

These are the Dagomba people from Tamali in northern Ghana. They are renowned for their talking drum ensembles and whirlish dance styles which highlight their traditional costumes

Man holding state sword with cast gold antelope African Royalty, Malcolm X, Gold Ornaments, African Culture, Ivory Coast, West Africa, African Women, Ghana, It Cast

Man holding state sword with cast gold antelope

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Young girls from the Krobo tribal group wear traditional beadsthe dipo ceremony of the krobo girls in ghana, the transition from girls who become women, mothers and wives. African Women, African Fashion, African Style, Ethnic Fashion, Low Key Portraits, Tribal Group, Black And Blonde, Black Hair, Tribal Women

Young girl from the Krobo tribal group wear traditional beads

I photographed the dipo ceremony of the Krobo people. Africa many cultures celebrate the passage of a child towards adulthood. Among the hills Krobo of Ghana, young girls carry on an ancient tradition. Every year, girls undergo a transition to adulthood. In the beginning of the Dipo each woman Enters a house where they shed Their clothing representative of Their childhood and put on a new, mature set of clothing by Their ritual mother. Then, they shave Their Heads and wash in the river Which…

Africa | Necklace from Cotonou, Benin. Old glass and plastic beads from the 19th century African Animals, African Safari, African Prints, African Fabric, African Style, African Fashion, Africa Necklace, Beaded Bracelets, Necklaces

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Africa | Necklace from Cotonou, Benin. Old glass and plastic beads from the 19th century

 The Ewe live in Togo and Ghana. Rain Sticks, Treaty Of Versailles, Religion, Christian Dior Couture, Trade Secret, Cultural Diversity, Vintage Glam, East Africa, Black Star

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The main ethnic group from Togo is the Ewe followed by the Ouatchi, Fon, and Adja.

Young girl from the Krobo tribal group wear traditional beads Photography Tags, Candid Photography, Black African American, African Men, Low Key Portraits, Tribal Group, Studio Poses, African Trade Beads, Bold And The Beautiful

KROBO PEOPLE: GHANA`S FAMOUS BEADS PRODUCING TRIBE AND THEIR UNIQUE DIPO INITIATION RITE

The Krobo people are grouped as part of Ga-Dangme ethnolinguistic group and they are also the largest group of the seven Dangbe ethnic groups of Sou…