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‘Courage’ Carnival mural frieze 

Queen Nanny of the Maroons and the Ashanti - The story behind the Image

Queen Nanny 1686 - 1733

Leader of the Jamaican Maroons, independent mountain communities of escaped slaves. She was originally from the Ashanti tribe of West Africa

Ram’s Horn

West African Adrinka symbol representing the proverb ‘When a ram is brave, its courage comes from its heart and not its horns.