Sankofa Heritage Reclamation Project

Program Overview

This program culminates in a journey through the Republic of Ghana, West Africa. We explore the historical, scientific, theological, psychological, sociological and artistic dimensions of racial reconciliation and human wholeness and flourishing.

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  • Term: Summer 2025
  • Dates: TBD
  • Eligibility: Open to Wheaton students in good standing at the College
  • Highlights: The trip includes visits to significant historical sites and relevant educational institutions, and meetings with local educators, artists, entrepreneurs, and community leaders, among others. The sites include W. E. B. DuBois Museum, Slave Dungeons, a tour of Accra, Ghana’s capital, visit to renowned artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo’s Nkyimkyim Installation in Ada, and the Manhyia Palace, seat of the Ashanti Kingdom, etc.

Please note the entry requirements for Ghana as outlined by the Ghanian Embassy in DC.

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How to Apply

To apply to be part of the Sankofa Heritage Reclamation Project, visit GoGlobal, Wheaton College's registration system for off-campus study and international travel, research, and internships.