Stateside, funerals are general a somber affair, to which we are required to wear black, stay silent, and appropriately mourn our dead. In Ghana, funerals are an incredibly important, affirming event within local communities. One American journalist wanted to document Ghanaian funeral traditions, so he traveled to the country to see just how different the culture surrounding death and internment really is. The most important facet of the Ghanaian funeral? The casket. And these aren’t your average wooden boxes, either.
Go 6 Feet Awesomer With These Bizarre Coffins. April 1, 2023