Brief notes on the "Mfantra" people living along the road between Menji and Sampa in the British Gold Coast Colony's Wenchi District. Prepared by the District Commissioner ("WP") stationed in Wenchi and submitted to the Commissioner, Western Province Ashanti in Sunyani, the report describes the relationship of these Mfantra (Nafana) people to "Ashanti" (Asante) and "Jaman" (Gyaman). Brief descriptions of origin stories, population, housing, livelihoods and marriages customs are accompanied by three pages of word lists. To cite: "The Mfantra," District Commisioner's Report, 9 November, 1925. Kumasi National Archives, Kumasi, Ghana, 2000/91/23 (WP 91/73). 9 pages.
This short video made from still images and video footage shows calabash processing and use in the Banda area, Ghana. Original images and footage are available in the Banda Through Time Repository. Banda, 1982-2019. Length: 5:02 minutes.