20 imagesPhotography is an important tool for creating memory and remembering history. Yam festival in Ho, Ghana. Yam is an important part of agricultural life in Ghana, forming a significant part of the diet of multiple West African countries. It is particularly demanding for crops to grow, requiring patience and diligence. Each year, the Yam Festival provides an opportunity to thank God and the ancestors for the harvest, and also to celebrate the Asogli people's shared history through a parade with traditional clothing, dancing, music and celebration.