Ananse Ntontan


Ananse is a spider character
in West African folktales who
can take different forms.
He is a cunning trickster
who represents the
spirit of storytelling.
Ananse Ntontan is
an Adinkra symbol that
translates as spider’s web.
It represents the wisdom
and creativity that come
from navigating complexities
of life. In the Caribbean,
it is a symbol of slave
resistance and survival.