The Symbols of Kwanzaa

"Wishumma saba" The 7 Candles

"Mazao" Crops: fruit, nuts, vegetables

"Kinara" Candle Holder

"Muhindi" Ears of Corn

Each ear of corn represents a child in the family. If there are no children, a few ears of corn are still placed on the table.

"Kikombe Cha Umoja" Unity Cup

Other Symbols of Kwanzaa

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