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The life of an Akan

Apr 14 '16 | By La Afrique Media | Views: 212 | Comments: 0

ies.) The Akan people were very industrious people involved in gold mining and trade. Akan people were among the most powerful groups in west Africa who fought many battles against the European invaders.
The Akan Ethnic groups include the following subgroups: Ashanti, the Akwamu, the Akyem , the Akuapem, the Denkyira, the Abron, the Aowin, the Ahanta, the Anyi, the Baoule, the Chokosi, the Fante, the Kwahu, the Sefwi, the Ahafo, the Assin, the Evalue, the Wassa the Adjukru, the Akye, the Alladian, the Attie,the M'Bato, the Abidji, the Avikam,the Avatime the Ebrie, the Ehotile, the Nzema, the Abbe, the Above and Coromantins. Their Culture is rich and one of dominating cultures in West Africa. Their families settings are based on matrilineal lineages, Their culture remains unchanged even today except for Islam and Christian influence. But the fundamentals of the Akan culture

 did not change a bit .



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