The Akan Tribe. who live on the shores of Wastern Africa. have a system of symbols called 'Adinkra'. one of which is called 'Sankofa'. This symbolizes the proverb 'There is no shame in returning to the past in order to remember what is forgotton'. The Akan philisphy believes that the future will be built from the values of the past. which symbolizes their deep respect for their roots and their past. It is Matter of... Without the past there is no history. The real question is. when returning to the past. are we taking with us three items from our past or from our future? We are asking in order to find answers.
Turn and Take/Returning to Roots