“Go back and fetch what has been forgotten…” Akan proverb
Within the last two decades, the world has become much more interested in the untapped resources that Africa has in wait for consumption. TRENDING WITH EZ: GOING GREEN IN THE HOOD & WHERE Y’ALL FROM? AFRICA!
The bigger resource that homelands provide to its “Children”- is the vast wealth of knowledge and history that has been systematically stripped from our awareness.
On May 22, 2011-EZ and panelists comfronted why Americans (particularly African Americans) are so quick to dismiss their origins.
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THE SANKOFA BIRD:
The Akan language in Africa has a proverb that literally translates to mean “it is not taboo to go back and fetch what you forgot”.
“Sankofa” teaches us that we must go back to our roots in order to move forward. That is, we should reach back and gather the best of what our past has to teach us, so that we can achieve our full potential as we move forward. Whatever we have lost, forgotten, forgone or been stripped of, can be reclaimed, revived, preserved and perpetuated.
Visually and symbolically “Sankofa” is expressed as a mythic bird that flies forward while looking backward with an egg (symbolizing the future) in its mouth.
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