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EGUA: Marketplace..Our Guest is Iya Nailah I. Sankofa, Owner of RWU & Ntuma Pa

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Mikyia mo (Greetings),

Our guest is Iya Nailah I. Akinyemi-Sankofa, Owner of Runway Underground and Ntuma Pa..

"...RunWay Underground is a full service, one-stop fashion production company. Our mission at RunWay Underground[the Evolution] Fashion Production Group & Network is to feature, celebrate, promote and provide the highest level of management services, professional development, representation and exposure for professional established and emerging Afrikan[Black] designers, models, hair stylists, make-up artists, fashion writers, photographers and stylists in the Austin area — and ultimately, in global markets..."

"...In March 2012, RunWay Underground launched NTUMA'PA, our new textile and apparel production studio and sourcing services to provide support to our member and in-house designers as well as to other Austin designers and textile product retailers..." 




EGUA is the Akan term for 'Marketplace'. This show will introduce Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African~Black) businesses and organizations that are providing products and services which are beneficial to the Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit community and reflect the values of our people.

Awuku and Akua are the Abosom (Deities) governing media of exchange. Awuku and Akua in Akan culture are called Set and Nebt Het in Khanit and Kamit (Nubia and Egypt) and Eshu and Agberu in Yoruba.

Hosted by:   

Odwirafo Kwesi Ra Nehem Ptah Akhan
Aakhuamuman Amaruka Atifi Mu
(Akwamu Nation in North America)