Akoma Ntoaso Tours & Products
is your chance to experience the
Afurakan heritage of Jamaica!
Akoma Ntoaso Tours 2015 Deposit
$ 500.00 USD
Akoma Ntoaso Tours 2016 Deposit
Dates: December 26, 2015-January 9, 2016.
rable Prophet Marcus Mosiah Garvey
Akwaaba! E kaabo!
Akoma Ntoaso Tours will be happy to welcome you to the serene countryside of Clarendon, Jamaica. We specialize in wholistic Afurakan-centered cultural tours of Jamaica, which aims to share and expose the rich spiritual legacy and cultural heritage of Jamaicans of Afurakan origin.
Bridgepalm Hotel, located in Toll Gate, Clarendon will be hosting Our guests while they stay with Us in Jamaica! Please be notified that those persons who register for the "UBUNTU~Investment Plan Initiative" will be staying with Us in Manchester.
We will ensure that the time you spend with Us will be a precious memory to you and your family! Contact Us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on Our Akoma Ntoaso Tours-Winter 2016.
What is Akoma Ntoaso?
Akoma Ntoaso is an Adinkra proverb, coming from the Akans of Ghana and Ivory Coast; two major countries in West Afuraka. The language of the Akan people is known as Tshi (pronounced Twi), however all Akan subgroups speak slightly different variations of the language.
The Adinkra proverbs are geometric patterns which symbolize traditional laws, values and principles of the Akan people. Akoma Ntoaso literally means "the joined or united hearts". It is a symbol of agreement, togetherness and unity, in thought and in deed. It also represents a charter. (The Akoma Ntoaso symbol is at the top of the "Akoma Tour 2016" page.)
We chose this proverb to represent Our collective because we plan to build and support the rural economy in Jamaica. It is essential that we rebuild the Reality of UJAMAA (Afurakan Liberation Economics) among one another based on the True principles of RACE 1st/Black nationalism.
We seek to utilize Our natural resources for Our own collective upliftment and economic empowerment. Every other nation uses OUR resources for their benefit while we profit nothing, so why should we not use it for US alone? It is completely insane for Us to allow other people to use us and plunder and steal what is rightfully Ours while we stand aside and look. This is completely contrary to ancestral values and it is a direct insult to the legacy of Garveyism which began IN the island of Jamaica.
We aim to bring Our people together in unity, harmony and overstanding so that they will learn and develop a better appreciation for the struggles, sacrifices and obstacles that Our ancestors endured and overcame in the Caribbean region, specifically Jamaica. We also aim to educate Afurakan people about the reality of neo- colonialism and mental slavery, that still afflicts Jamaica today, as well as the rest of the world.
Our ancestors who have lived on this island for several generations are no longer here to tell their own story, but they have left a powerful and resilient Legacy that is still apart of Us All. There are also many OurStoric heritage sites on the island that speak directly on Our experience as Jamaicans of Afurakan origin and lineage.
We chose a proverb coming from the region of Ghana, West Afuraka because this is the location where many of our ancestors were stolen from and sold to Jamaica. So We fully acknowledge that West Afurakans and Jamaicans of Afurakan origin, are direct relatives.
We share the same culture in several ways, that is often ignored or rejected by Afurakan (read: Black) people born in Jamaica & also West Afuraka. The Akoma Tour 2016 (and ongoing) aims to share, expose, educate and teach Our guests about the authentic experience of people of Afurakan origin who still reside in Jamaica today. The Afurakan-Jamaican experience is also directly related to the reality that other Afurakan (Black) people live in other areas of the world.
We now know & recognize that the Arawak/Taino people of Jamaica were of Afurakan origin themselves. We must recognize & accept that ALL the Caribbean islands are apart of Our ancient indigenous territory. We truly did "come before Columbus" as Our honorable warrior scholar/Jegna Baba John Henrik Clarke had taught Us, over a generation ago.
We need to study & embrace the sacred teachings of Our elders in order to overstand OurStory and pass this legacy on to Our children. Afurakan culture & tradition is ever present with us now in Jamaica, always has been & always will Be. This is what we wish to share with Our Melanin Gifted Family, ALL over the world. We encourage you to join us! Send Us an email if you have any questions, comments or inquiries, and we will get back to you in 48 hrs. Meda ase paa!! ISES mi family!
Our Afurakan centered staff are skilled in the art of customer service. They will make sure you have a safe, comfortable, healing and enjoyable stay in Jamaica. It's Our mission to assist you in learning the authentic culture of Afurakans in Yawd while you stay with Us! Your time spent with the Akoma Tours Collective will surely be a Memory to keep in your hearts 4Eva! Abibifahodie!
Testimonials from the Akoma Collective
"The Akoma Ntoaso Collective, looks forward to welcoming Afurakans from around the world to Jamaica...their Home away from Home....Ubuntu (I AM because We Are!)"
Yaya Kentake Malopenza, Foundress/Director of Akoma Ntoaso Tours & Products
Facebook contact: Iya Nefertari Nzingha
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