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African mythology ..Yoruba gods..Also used in different forms of voodoo religions, but under different names.

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Anansi, a figure in Ashanti mythology, who could overcome his enemies through guile. Anansi is one of the most important characters of West African lore. He is a culture hero, who acts on behalf of Nyame, his father and the sky god. He brings rain to stop fires and performs other duties for him.

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Mawu, African Goddess Of The Moon by Shella Goh| Mawu, African Goddess Of The Moon And here she is, the muse for my necklace of the same name. In Dahomey (West African) mythology, Mawu is a creator goddess, associated with the sun and moon. After creating the earth and all life and everything else on it, Mawu became concerned that it might be too heavy, so she asked the primeval serpent, Aido Hwedo, to curl up beneath the earth and hold it up in the sky.

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Mawu, African Goddess of the moon. In Dahomey (West African) mythology, Mawu is a creator goddess, associated with the sun and moon. After creating the earth and all life and everything else on it.

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These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of

<b>Move over Odin, Ra, and Zeus, there's a <strike>new</strike> really old pantheon in town.</b> Using photo-manipulation, artist <a href="http://go.redirectingat.com?id=74679X1524629&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.buzzfeed.com%2Fdonnad%2Fthese-african-deities-are-the-best-gods-youve-never-heard-of&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.noire3000studios.com%2F&xcust=2681890%7CBFLITE&xs=1" target="_blank">James C. Lewis</a> makes us wonder why the Orishas don't have <i>their</i> own comic book series.

11 Legendary Monsters of Africa

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