Presentation on theme: "The Culture of children of Ghanaian origin. The History of Ghana."— Presentation transcript:
The Culture of children of Ghanaian origin
The History of Ghana
The current situation in Milton Keynes
The main cultural/linguistic groups of Ghana Akan/Ashanti (Fanti/Twi) Dagbani Ewe Ga Hausa Nzema
Twi A cow was grazing in a field of grass. This field was near a pond which was full of frogs. When the frogs saw him some of them exclaimed, "This fellow is extremely big." Just as they said this, one of the frogs remarked, "I can blow myself up as big as this cow." No sooner had he said it, than he began to blow himself up, and he went on blowing until he burst.
Naming systems Male Female Monday Kojo Ajua Tuesday Kobla Abla Wednesday Kwekwu Akua Thursday Yaw Yaa Friday Kofi Afua Saturday Kwami Ama Sunday Kwesi Esi/Akosua
Rites of passage
Music and dance
Plenary How can you develop your practice for supporting Ghanaian children in your school?