You might’ve asked, what is that logo? Let’s start answering that question with the title of article, and of one of our collections.
Se so werefina wosankofa yenkyi
Akan Ewe (proverb)
It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten
This ewe (proverb) from Ghana is one of the central proverbs that undergirds the foundation of olona.de. As we continue to learn about our history and especially the history of patterns, textiles, and artwork, we continue to find ourselves. Some things have surprised us.
As we learned more about Traditional African Spiritual Systems we learned about the N’Ko script. Our name in this script is our logo, you can learn how to read N’Ko in the book we wrote below.
N’Ko found us right on time. We quickly taught ourselves so that we could teach others (you!) how to write in an African script, and express their thoughts in a more ancestral way, in the fantastic, transatlantic way.
The first edition of EboN’ko is available for free in our shop. An expanded workbook 2nd edition will be available in Summer 2021. We know that your artist may arrive before then, so get in touch with us, Let’s realize your imagination!