SANKOFA

(“SAN” – Return “KO” – Go Back and “FA” – Take)

is a term derived from a proverb from the Akan people of West Africa meaning “go back and take”.

SANKOFA

(“SAN” – Return “KO” – Go Back and “FA” – Take)

is a term derived from a proverb from the Akan people of West Africa meaning “go back and take”.

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WHAT DOES SANKOFA MEAN?


SANKOFA (“SAN” – Return “KO” – Go Back and “FA” – Take) is a term derived from a proverb from the Akan people of West Africa meaning “go back and take”.

The SANKOFA bird: SANKOFA is a mythical bird that flies forward while looking backward with an egg (symbolizing the future) between its beak.

UNIVERSAL TRUTH
The SANKOFA Bird embodies a powerful universal truth that we all can relate to. By fetching the wisdom of our cultural past and living it in the present, we can all create a more prosperous future for all our children to thrive in.

CULTURAL EDUCATION TOOL
The SANKOFA Bird puzzle 12×18” is an educational tool designed to encourage personal growth and development through art and African wisdom. A learning tool created to magnify the importance of self-awareness, cultural consciousness and personal enlightenment.

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The Artist: Donna-Lee
Bolden-Kerr

Donna-Lee has a passion for seeking a clearer understanding of self through the wisdom of her ancestors. This process has assisted in building a forthcoming body of art work and a deeper appreciation for her cultural heritage.

“The SANKOFA bird is a tribute to the proverbs of the Akan people of West Africa, and the importance of reaching back to the past to both honor it and recover what was either forgotten, lost or stolen.” Donna-Lee Bolden-Kerr

The Artist: Donna-Lee
Bolden-Kerr

Donna-Lee has a passion for seeking a clearer understanding of self through the wisdom of her ancestors. This process has assisted in building a forthcoming body of art work and a deeper appreciation for her cultural heritage.

“The SANKOFA bird is a tribute to the proverbs of the Akan people of West Africa, and the importance of reaching back to the past to both honor it and recover what was either forgotten, lost or stolen.” Donna-Lee Bolden-Kerr

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