Ngame - African Goddess of the Soul. The tribes of Ghana see Ngame as a moon deity, and believe She created the celestial planets.

Ngame - African Goddess of the Soul. The tribes of Ghana see Ngame as a moon deity, and believe She created the celestial planets.

Aja – West African Goddess of Forests. Aja is worshipped throughout Nigeria and in the New World Yoruban tradition as wise woman and healer.  She rules over forests, woodlands, and the medicinal herbs found within them.  She teaches herblore to her followers, ensuring the physical and spiritual health of the tribe.  (text from Brandi Auset, The Goddess Guide)

Aja – West African Goddess of Forests. Aja is worshipped throughout Nigeria and in the New World Yoruban tradition as wise woman and healer. She rules over forests, woodlands, and the medicinal herbs found within them. She teaches herblore to her followers, ensuring the physical and spiritual health of the tribe. (text from Brandi Auset, The Goddess Guide)

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.

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.

Photo-manipulation by James C. Lewis inspired by Yoruba deities called Orisha - Found via Buzzfeed, artist's website here: http://www.noire3000studios.com/

Photo-manipulation by James C. Lewis inspired by Yoruba deities called Orisha - Found via Buzzfeed, artist's website here: http://www.noire3000studios.com/

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