Kwatakye Atiko

 Lynn Atchison Beech
Kwatakye Atiko

Hair style of an Asante war captain

Symbol of bravery and valor

"This symbols is said to be a special hair style of Kwatakye, a war captain of old Asante.

The symbol has come to represent bravery and fearlessness. It is also given as an earned title to any brave son of an Akan community."

- W. Bruce Willis, The Adinkra Dictionary