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Meaning and philosophical significance of Fawohodie

Freedom or independence. A symbol of freedom, independence, emancipation, self-determination, and self-government. From the proverb, “Fawohodie ne obre na enam,” literally, “Freedom walks with suffering,” that is, “Freedom or independence comes with responsibilities.”


The meaning of the symbol was taken from Cloth as Metaphor by G. F. Kojo Arthur

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