The Akan Matriclans

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A clan, with membership determined by matrilineal descent from a common ancestor.

There are eight major matriclans within the akan group. Its normally determined from the mother and they call it ‘3na ade3’ which simply means heritage from the mother.

Each of the matriclans has its own qualities and traits. It also has its totem, patriarch and stool occupied.

Enjoy as you study through the pictures below

 

 

 

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