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Abiku

Abiku

Abiku Origin: Yoruba The Abiku appear in two varieties: • Some are vicious perpetrators. • Some are liminal souls hovering ...
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Agemo

Agemo

Agemo Yoruba (Nigeria) A chameleon that was the servant of olorun, the head of the Yoruba pantheon of deities (known ...
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Atunda

Atunda

Atunda (That Which Destroys and Creates Again) Yoruba (Nigeria) A being who was the slave of the Creator, Orisa-nla. In ...
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Seven African Powers

Seven African Powers Origin: Yoruba The specific orishas who are most involved in human everyday matters may be invoked together ...
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Shango

Shango

Shango Also known as: Chango; Xango; Oba Koso (“The King Does Not Hang”) Origin: Yoruba Classification: Orisha Shango is the ...
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Yemaya

Yemaya Holy Queen Sea Also known as: Yemalla; Yemoja; Yemalia; Yemaja; Iemanja Origin: Yoruba (Nigeria) Classifications: Orisha; Mermaid Yemaya, Queen ...
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