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Team Adinkra Symbols


These four selected symbols express how teams should interact

Boa Me Na Me Mmoa Wo (“Help me and let me help you”: Cooperation, Interdependence)

Mpatapo (“Knot of reconciliation”:  Peacemaking, Reconciliation)

Woforo Dua Pa A (“When you climb a good tree”: Support, Cooperation)

Wo Nsa Da Mu A (“If your hands are in the dish”: Democracy, Pluralism)

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Wisdom Adinkra Symbols


These four selected symbols express proverbs in their symbolic form


Mate Masie (“What I hear, I keep”:  Wisdom, Knowledge, Prudence)

Nea Onnim No Sua A, Ohu (“He who does not know can know from learning”:  Knowledge, Life-long education)


Nyansapo (“Wisdom knot”:  Wisdom, Ingenuity, Intelligence and Patience)

Sankofa (“Return and Get it”: learning from the past)

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God Adinkra Symbols


These four selected symbols express of God & Divine power

Gye Nyame (“Except for God”:  Supremacy of God)

Nyame Dua (“Tree of god”:  God’s protection and presence)

Nyame Nnwu Na Mawu (“God never dies, therefore I cannot die”: Life after death)

Nyame Nti (“By God’s grace”:  Faith & Trust in God)