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Meet The Flag-Maker: Kwame Sasah

Visiting Kwame Sasah in his hometown of Kormantse. (Kromanti) He is the Supi of the  Nkum No.2 Company and one of the only remaining active flag-makers in the area. Kormantse has two Asafo Companies - Bentsir which is the number 1 and Nkum as the number 2. Kwame Sasah is 3rd generation flag-maker and trained under master flag makers Kwesi Asemstim (1967 - 2010) & Kwame Suromanyi.

Flag remnants hangs in front of a door in the compound of flag-maker Kwame Sasah's home in Kormantse.

The latest catch of sardine fish awaits smoking preservation on Kwame Sasah's compound. Fante (Mfantsefo) people living along the coast are dependant primarily on fishing whereas agriculture is the main occupation inland.

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