Agbo-sankofa

Agbo-sankofa

sankofa-bird carrying egg

Sankofa, a word in Ghana's Twi language that translates as "return and get it," is represented symbolically by a bird turning its head to retrieve an egg from its back. "Sankofa shows us that for a successful future, we have to draw on the past—our own past," says Penn State's DK Osseo-Asare.

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