Copper Sun Setting & Symbolism

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Ziavi

Ziavi is a small village in Africa, and Amari's hometown. Ziavi is covered in rusty brown dirt, and is flanked with beautiful mango trees laden with fruit. The village comprises of thatched huts where the villagers live and work, taking care of each other in their close-knit community. When the white men come to visit the village, the people of Ziavi honor their guests, and their ancestors, by greeting the strangers with open arms. This hospitality is ignored and the white men kill the villagers, burn their huts to the ground, and sell the few survivors of the attack into slavery.

Cape Coast Castle

Cape Coast Castle is the place where the slaves are brought after being captured in their villages. The women are all shoved into one tiny room, with a small hole in the ceiling that does nothing to circulate air, and a wet, slimy...

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