ANANSE NTONTAN > Spider’s Web
Symbol of Wisdom, Creativity and the complexities of life
Ananse, the spider, is one of the smartest and most hardworking creatures as evident in the web it constructs – the Ananse ntontan.
The spider’s web is intricately woven in a pattern that serves its purpose of trapping smaller insects perfectly.
This symbol encourages the Akan people to emulate the spider’s wisdom and creativity in the complex journey that is life.