Gyawu Atiko icon

The meaning and philosophical significance of Gyawu Atiko

The back of Gyawu’s head. A symbol of valor and bravery. Used interchangeably with the Kwatakye Atiko symbol


  1. The meaning of the symbol was taken from The Adinkra Dictionary by W. Bruce Willis.
  2. The image of the symbol was taken from the Adinkra Icons Project.

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