Culture is important in shaping the lives of a group of people–and therefore preserving the whole of it or at least some part is essential.
Though the Asante Kingdom does not really exist in its original state, the people have done well in preserving its rich Culture.
The funeral rites of the Queen Mother of the Asanti’s, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II is ongoing in Kumasi and so far we’ve seen some amazing, scary, interesting and unique photos–depicting the Culture of the people of Ashanti.
We’ve gathered 12 of the trending photos on social media for those who have not seen them yet–and interestingly, Nana Kwaku Bonsam represented, perhaps with his many “dwarves.”
Flip to the next pages for the photos…