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How to pronounce Menso Wo Kenten

The meaning and philosophical significance of Menso Wo Kenten

Menso Wo Kenten literally means “I am not carrying your basket.” It is a symbol of industry, self-reliance, and economic self-determination.


The image of the symbol was taken from the Kasahorow Adinkra Library.

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