Ellen Agyeman is the owner of Sankofa Arts and Jewelry, at 120 Frank H.Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland. Offering one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothing and other accessories from West Africa, she was honored Thursday by the Oakand Indie Awards for her longevity and creativity.
City Councilmembers Larry Reid, Rebecca Kaplan and Lynette McElhaney congratulated her. For information visit: sankofaarts.net or call (510)444-0149. Photo by Babatunde Harrison.