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Famous Adinkra Symbols - The Fawohodie Symbol

10/15/2010 16:50

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others…….” - Nelson Mandela 

The Fawohodie Symbol

The famous fawohodie adinkra symbol stands for independence. It can also mean freedom and emancipation. It comes from the expression: Fawodhodie ene obre na enam. Literal translation: "Independence comes with its responsibilities." Find more articles about African culture, traditions and symbols on our Free Articles page. Check out a huge selection of affordable African products by clicking on the links below!

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