African - A water-goddess of the Yoruba people. Daughter of Oduduwa. Sister and wife of Aganju. Mother of Oranyan, some say. Consort of Obatala, some say. Mother of Ogun, Oko, Olokun, Orunjan, Shango and Shankpana. Occasionally referred to as Yemoja, Yemaja, Yemaja, Yemaya, Yemaya, Yemowa, Yemowa, Yema(n)ja or Yema(n)ja.

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