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 holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Guelph/Canada and a Diploma in Drawing and Painting from OCAD University/Toronto Canada. Donna-Lee currently runs virtual art experience classes for private groups functions, special celebrations, theme nights and High Schools classes (this includes Alternative Secondary Schools looking for pathways to design abilities for their students ) Donna-Lee has positioned herself to be a creative change agent, in hopes that art-based education, will look at the importance and need for greater diversity and inclusion in every aspect of the educational curriculum.

The Artist: Donna-Lee
Bolden-Kerr

Donna-Lee holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Guelph/Canada and a Diploma in Drawing and Painting from OCAD University/Toronto Canada. Donna-Lee currently runs virtual art experience classes for private groups functions, special celebrations, theme nights and High Schools classes (this includes secondary school students who have developmental disabilities) Donna-Lee has positioned herself to be a creative change agent, in hopes that art-based education, will look at the importance and need for greater diversity and inclusion in every aspect of the educational curriculum.

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