Yaa Asantewaa - the Asante warrior queen | African Roots | DW | 16.03.2018
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Yaa Asantewaa - the Asante warrior queen

A strong-willed woman who had the courage to stand by her convictions, throughout her life Yaa Asantewaa defended what she believed to be the sanctity of her land, culture and language. If need be, by fighting.

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Pinado Abdu-Waba, Ramatu Mahmud Abubakar Jawando and Gwendolin Hilse contributed to this package. It is part of DW's special series "African Roots", dedicated to African history, a cooperation with the Gerda Henkel Foundation.