Thursday, March 8, 2012


My tribe is located in Ghana in the western of Africa, I speak ashanti. 
Most of the things I do is to respect the house father.

The Ashanti live in central Ghana in western Africa approximately 300km. away from the coast. The Ashanti are a major ethnic group of the Akans in Ghana, a fairly new nation, barely more than 50 years old. Ghana, previously the Gold Coast, was a British colony until 1957. It is now politically separated into four main parts. Ashanti is in the center and Kumasi is the capital. 

To the Ashanti, the family and the mother’s clan are most important. A child is said to inherit the father’s soul or spirit (ntoro) and from the mother a child receives flesh and blood (mogya). This relates them more closely to the mother’s clan. The Ashanti live in an extended family. The family lives in various homes or huts that are set up around a courtyard. The head of the household is usually the oldest brother that lives there. He is chosen by the elders. He is called either Father or Housefather and is obeyed by everyone. 


  1. Sorry but i don't understant very well the information ,and what do they hunt and do they go to the coast sometimes .


  2. As in every house theres is someone that protects everyone.Not so clear information but its interesting its polityc

  3. I like that of the importance of the family, the respect etc. Very important and interesting.

  4. that tribe is so interesting and the family in that tribe is wonderful

  5. This tribe is interesting I like their flag

  6. I like so much how they protect their families and i think the flag represent so much things in that tribe
    i dont understsand so well your information but really was SO GOOOOOD!!