Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Yaa asantewaa 17 october 1840 17 october 1921 was the queen mother of ejisu in the ashanti empire now part of modernday ghana, appointed by her brother nana akwasi afrane opese, the edwesuhene, or ruler, of edwesu. Yaa asantewaa girls senior high is located in a suburb called tanoso in the atwima mponua district in kumasi ashanti region. African roots yaa asantewaa the asante warrior queen. The asante stool top results of your surfing the asante stool start download portable document format pdf and e books electronic books free online rating news 20162017 is books that can provide inspiration, insight, knowledge to the reader. In ghana, we remember yaa asantewaa, an ashanti queen who lived from 1832 to october 17 1921. As the age of european imperialism was intensifying and the europeans were seeking to control all major trading routes, the idea of an independent and prosperous indigenous asante ruler was becoming incongruous. Yaa asantewaa was born 17 october 1840 17 october 1921 was the queen mother of ejisu in the ashanti empire now part of modernday ghana,appointed by her brother nana akwasi afrane opese. This biography provides detailed information about her childhood, family, life history, etc. According to a worldwide competition organized by the bbc. Afrocentric journal and uplifting black empowerment notebook for black college students, teachers, boys and girls. Yaa asantewaa was the queen mother of edweso ejisu who led the asante to fight the british. Mere nya obi akose anokye i wish i could get someone one to inform.
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A strongwilled woman who had the courage to stand by her convictions, throughout her life yaa asantewaa defended what she believed to be. The nana yaa asantewaa nya awards, the african achievement awards 2015 is an intercultural platform where personalities of african and or german descent are celebrated, recognized and awarded for their tremendous contribution to the socioeconomic and cultural development of germany, africa and the world at large. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading prempeh, yaa asantewaa. Asantewaa of ejisu, ashanti and adu boahens book yaa asantewaa and the ashanti. Yaa asantewaa was born in ejisu, a central state of the asante kingdom in ghana. In ghana it is known as the yaa asantewaa war, after the queen of edweso who was its principal inspiration. Project muse yaa asantewaa in the yaa asantewaa war of. President of the garden city university college and former head of the history department knust, shares the story of yaa asantewaa and her role in asanteman. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. This project affords you the opportunity to relive these great historical moments as it provides interesting dialogue and graphic representation of events. In this book, i have tried to present to the world what people infected with hiv.
Since i am now a wiser man than when i read the request for information about yaa asantewaa, i am going to relate her story, just in case some of my readers too are people who have read other peoples history but are in the dark when it comes to our own. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. It looks like we dont have any plot summaries for this title yet. In 1896, asantehene king prempeh i of the asanteman federation was captured and exiled to the seychelles islands by the british who had come to call the area the british gold coast. Queen mother nana yaa asantewaa of west africas ashanti. This is a wellresearched, well reasoned and finely written book, which will long stand as the standard treatment of the great queen mother, yaa asantewaa, and the asantebritish war of 190001. Just click the edit page button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the plot summary submission guide. Nielsen book data summary the asantebritish war of 19001 is known outside ghana as the war of the golden stool. Yaa asantewa made history for leading this famous rebellion against the british, an anticolonialist war known as war of the golden stool. Asantewaa noted how she found herself not getting healthy, and.
She is noted in history books, war museums and even a school names after her. In the evening the chiefs held a secret meeting at kumasi. Chantal korsah is a londonborn ghanaian emerging writer and playwright, who has had several poems and short stories published in literary blogs and anthologies and is currently working on her first novel and on producing her first written play, a biographical play about yaa asantewaa, the famed ashanti queen mother. Yaa asantewaa and the golden stool prt 1 new 30min. Yaa asantewaa led a rebellion against the british at a time when the men surrounding her were low in. Yaa asantewaa, the asante warrior queen pambazuka news. Nana yaa asantewaa is an independent writerpublisher who became an author quite by accident though she had always wished she could write something as good as what she reads for others to read. Yaa asantewaa biography facts, childhood, life history of. Yaa asantewaa 17 october 1840 17 october 1921 was the queen mother of ejisu in the. When starting to look for ebooks different sites have different pros and cons. The current queenmother of ejisu is yaa asantewaa ii. Click download or read online button to get mfantsipim and the making of ghana book now. At the end of the nineteenth century, british rule on the gold coast was becoming ever more expansionist and aggressive. In 1900 she led the ashanti war known as the war of the golden stool, also known as the yaa asantewaa war, against british colonialism.
Download yaa asantewaa and the asante british war of 1900 1 or read online books in pdf, epub, tuebl, and mobi format. She was the queen mother of ejisu of the ashanti empire which is part of modern day ghana. Olivia the sweetest obsession, an ebook by nana yaa asantewaa. She was appointed queen mother of ejisu, by her brother nana akwasi okpese, the ejisuhene the ruler of ejisu a respected and powerful position in asa. Nana yaa asantewaa, the queen mother of ejisu tspace. At the time, the gold coast westcentral africa was under the british protectorate. Click download or read online button to get the son of umbele book now. A short history yaa asantewaa past girls association. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app.
Yaa asantewaa girls senior high was established in 1951 by ghanas first president dr. Yaa asantewaa speech takes place on this day in 1900. For years the need for an association of all past students of yaa asantewaa secondary school domiciled in the united kingdom and ireland had engaged the thoughts of many of us. The british sent 1400 soldiers with guns to kumasi, capturing yaa asantewaa and other leaders and sent them into exile. Yaa asantewaa and the asante british war of 1900 1. According to a user from ghana, the name asantewaa is of african origin and means mother of ashanti, a fighter, warrior, brave, bold.
Yaa asantewaa and her husband had only one child, a daughter named ama serwah brakatu. She was inducted queen mother of ejisu in the ashanti empire by her brother and following his death in 1894, she used such right and nominated her own grandson as ejisuhene. Aug 21, 2014 she was an abolitionist, a liberator and military strategist whose name should be widely read not only in african history books, but globally. Kidnapped by her stalker who happens to be nobody but has the sincerity to love her, worship her and give her the most pleasurable life after been used and dumped by the men that came across her path. Oct 17, 2016 on 17 october 1921, the great ashanti warrior queen yaa asantewaa passed away. Yaa asantewa, born around 1840 and died october 17, 1921, received the title of queen mother of ejisuby his brother nana akwasi afrane okpese, the ejisuhene, that is to say the head of ejisu, of the asante confederation, today known as ghana. Click download or read online button to get the son of umbele book book now. The first section of the story of yaa asantewaa and the golden stool of ashanti, as ghana celebrates 50 years of independance, i wounder who we were. Adu boahen book the struggle between two great queens, 19001901. Asantewaa meaning and origin of the name asantewaa. But while her leadership has been acknowledged in the scholarly literature, up to now her precise role in the war has been unexamined. Yaa asantewaa 18401921, ghana gender in african biography.
In general, and using the case of yaa asantewaa, this article sets out to show that in asante as elsewhere in africa history is a continuous and vivid presence, constantly fought over. What better way to learn about the history of our great nation than through the eyes of an artist. Ebook the asante stool as pdf download portable document. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The asantebritish war of 190001 is known outside ghana as the war of the golden stool. However, the life history of nana yaa asantewaa questions the.
C in the united states named his daughter in honor of yaa asantewaa. Subject matter at the centenary commemoration of the 1900 war, the object of this paper is to examine the role of nana yaa asantewaa, the queen mother of ejisu, an asante principality, in. Yaa asantewaa was queen mother of ejisu in the ashantiasante empire. In 1900 she led the ashanti rebellion known as the war of the golden stoolagainst british colonialism.
Yaa asantewaa is said to have been born in 1840 and died in 1921. Yaa asantewaa the woman who fights before cannons you have accomplished great things you have done well yaa asantewaa c. The story of queen mother nana yaa asantewaa is a story of the modern history of the nation of ghana, africa. Yaa asantewaa s speech stirred up the men, the ashantis, led by yaa asantewaa, fought very bravely. Similarly, there is an achievement award titled the nana yaa asantewaa awards nya which honors women who uphold the values and. Yaa asantewaa had witnessed several events including civil war from 1883 to 1888 during her brothers rule that posed threat to the future of the ashanti confederacy. The chiefs were discussing how they should make war on the white men and force them to bring back the asantehene. Adu boahen yaa asantewaa and the asantebritish war of 19001 by emmanuel akyeampong. Yaa asantewaa was appointed queen mother of ejisu in the ashanti empirenow part of modernday ghanaby her brother nana akwasi afrane okpese, the ejisuheneor ruler of ejisu. Yaa asantewaa the asante warrior queen african roots. The life and afterlife of yaa asantewaa researchgate. The son of umbele book download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. The british supported their campaigns against the asante with taxes levied upon the local population.
This article is about queen mother yaa asantewaa c. The war with the british started in 1805 and ended some 100 years later. Next sunday with story and song explore, experience, and enjoy a page from african american history louisville performing artists nana yaa asantewaa and. Yaa asantewaa or the ashanti cry for freedom african heritage. Yaa asantewaa download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. Her story is that of a queen who rallied masses to fight for their independence.
Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. She always saw herself as a reader not a writer until her friend then an airbnb guest in her house for a summer holiday. Ghanaian nationalism, the african diaspora, and the public memory of nana yaa asantewaa, 1952. Experiencing hivaids in two ghanaian communities kwansa. Yaa asantewaa and the asantebritish war of 19001 0. In 1900, she led the ashanti rebellion known as the war of the golden. The school was founded in 1960 with funds from the ghana education trust. The role of nana yaa asantewa in asante war of resistance. The ashantibritish war of the golden stool was led by queen mother nana yaa asantewaa with an army of 5,000. Ausar is for only her because he gives her all of him and takes all. Smashwords 20 letters to men a book by nana yaa asantewaa. Asantewaa is a female named after, or dedicated to, the asante kingdom.
Stripped of its dynamic social, economic, gender and historical context. In general, and using the case of yaa asantewaa, this article sets out to show that in asante as elsewhere in africa history is a continuous and vivid presence, constantly fought over, reworked and reconfigured to make the past serve new needs and aspirations. Yaa asantewaa of edweso, asante and victoria of great britain by asirifidanquah book. Yaa asantewaa was married to nana owusu kwabena from kantinkyiren near trede, who was a grandson of the golden stool and a relation of baffour akoto. Yaa asantewaa and the asantebritish war of 19001 book, 2003. While yaa asantewaa was captured by the british and deported, her bravery stirred a kingdomwide movement for the return of prempeh i. A story from ghana, a history for primary schools, e. Yaa asantewaa became famous for leading the ashanti rebellion against british colonialism to defend the golden stool. Prempeh, yaa asantewaa, and the final asante war kindle edition by wong omowale, dwayne.841 1416 92 1010 1372 503 1456 1349 1561 114 1212 1015 1153 1343 1012 163 282 1568 844 1382 280 540 3 1199 869 315 565 1111 1375 1091 767 605 496 686 846 1407 311 1365