The Ashanti tribe of Ghana have for centuries produced a fabric named Adinkra that is stamped or printed with ancient symbols. The cloth is worn by Ghanaians on special occasions like festivals, weddings and funerals.
Goddess Eir also called "The Silent Healer," she wandered from one place to another, carrying a bag full of herbs, roots, seeds and mushrooms, a knife, a pestle and sticks with runic inscriptions. She attended to all who needed her healing abilities and asked her for help. Her practices included the use of purification, herbs, charms, talismans and rune sounds.