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Mami Wata

Henry John Drewal

Mami Wata

arts for water spirits in Africa and its diasporas

by Henry John Drewal

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Published by Fowler Museum at UCLA in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mami Wata (African deity) -- Art -- Exhibitions,
  • Art, African -- Exhibitions,
  • African diaspora -- Exhibitions,
  • Syncretism (Religion) in art -- Exhibitions,
  • Cultural fusion and the arts -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry John Drewal ; with contributions by Marilyn Houlberg ... [et al.].
    GenreExhibitions
    ContributionsHoulberg, Marilyn., Fowler Museum at UCLA.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7763.M33 D74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23242294M
    ISBN 100974872997
    ISBN 109780974872995
    LC Control Number2007051974

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    Mami Wata book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. De strip gaat over Mami Wata, een zeemeermin en watergodin, die voorkomt i /5(3). The Sibyls: Demystifying the The First Prophetess of Mami (Wata) This book is long overdue. I encountered this book during the writing of my dissertation on Matriarchal Systems of Africa. This is a must read and I hope others will spread the word and message of this book. Dr. Damaur Quander. User Review - Flag as inappropriate.5/5(3).


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A water spirit widely known across Africa and the African diaspora, her origins are said to lie "overseas," although Cited by: This first definitive work on the predomiance of this powerful African deity throughout the ancient world has quickly become a "cult" classic.

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This book traces the visual cultures and histories of Mami Wata and other African water Wata, often portrayed with the head and torso of a woman and the tail of a fish, is at once beautiful, jealous, generous, seductive, and potentially deadly.A water spirit widely known across Africa and the African diaspora, her origins are said to lie "overseas,"/5.

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The Mami Wata deities have been apart of African and other indigenous spiritual systems since time immemorial. Although anyone (the world over) can be born to the Mami Watas, the cultural, ritual and ceremonial rites and tradition in how they are served is still extant in many countries in West Africa & now in the Diaspora.

A comprehensive resource on the ancestral tradition of West African and Diaspora Vodoun, Mami Wata, Mama Tchamba, Amengansie and the many ancient deities of this powerful tradition. The chosen sacred spiritual path of choice of millions across the world.

All are welcome. Looking for books by Mama Zogbe. See all books authored by Mama Zogbe, including Mami Wata: Africa's Ancient God/dess Unveiled Vol I., and The Sibyls, The First Prophetess of Mami (Wata), and more on This book traces the visual cultures and histories of Mami Wata and other African water divinities.

Mami Wata, often portrayed with the head and torso of a woman and the tail of a fish, is at once beautiful, jealous, generous, seductive, and potentially deadly. Mami Wata book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Mami Wata - Short Stories in Nigerian Pidgin English seeks to facilitate the use 3/5(2).

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In so doing, those lost priestshoods can serve to heal families and provide a wealth of assistance to the world. Over time, the diety Mami Wata has become a blend of cultures and religions, influenced by Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. At the museum, an altar glistens among the paintings and sculptures.

The character Mami Watanabe from the comic book Factionalists is the physical manifestation of the spirit entity Mami Wata. The author utilized a number of features to convey this. The author utilized a number of features to convey ted in: West African Vodun, Haitian Vodou.

To win the favor of Mami Wata, one must be clean and sweet-smelling both inside and out. Worshipers bathe and drink talcum powder before approaching her altar, neatly decorated with fruit, shells.

Chapters in this book have me thinking about African/black men's role in the overthrowing of the worship of Mami Wata, I'm wondering if the apparent aggressiveness towards African/black women, of todays so called black Hebrew Israelites is.

Mami Wata. Myth of mermaids is popular all around the world, but the African water spirit Mami Wata remained respected and celebrated from the time before the African nations came in contact with Europe, through the ages, and even up to today where she is venerated in West, Central, Southern Africa and the diaspora in Americas.

She represented one of the most. Mama Zogbe is the author of Mami Wata ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 1 review), The Sibyls, The First Prophetess of Mami ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 4 rev /5.Mami Wata is often portrayed as a mermaid, a snake charmer, or a combination of both.

She is widely believed to have "overseas" origins, and her depictions have been profoundly influenced by representations of ancient, indigenous African water spirits, European mermaids, Hindu gods and goddesses, and Christian and Muslim saints.This book will show you the different methods to get in direct contact with the water spirits, known in Africa as Mami Wata, and in other parts of the world as nymphs, undines or mermaids.

These are especially wonderful spirits who generally assume the appearance of maidens endowed with superhuman beauty. Water spirits exist and are very real.