History of the Kabruno people, based on oral and written accounts. The history describes the migration of the Nafana people from Kakala, wars that affected the communities, and the succession of Kabruno chiefs. An account of the community fleeing to the Banda cave during the Asante assault on Banda is included, as is the history of stool regalia and the relationship with Ligbi people. To cite: Stahl, Ann, and James Anane. 2011. Kabruno History. In, "Family Histories from the Banda Traditional Area, Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana, 1986," pp. 20-21. Brochure circulated 1989, reissued with photos and additional histories in 2011. 4 pages.
Ahenkro (left) and Kabruno/Kanka (right) as seen from the Banda hills, view to the southeast. Two of the early (red-and-white) cellular phone towers in the area are visible. The eastern range of Banda hills is visible in the distance. Banda, June, 2009.
A woman carries a load of calabashes (chrԑ in Nafaanra) en route to Kabruno from Ahenkro during the dry season. View looking south from the south edge of Ahenkro on the old road that led directly into Kabruno. December, 1982.