Oshunmare

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Oshunmare (known as Ochumaré or Oxumaré in Latin America) is an Orisha. Oshunmare is an androgynous divine serpent which is believed to create the rainbow,[1] and is a symbol of creation, human procreation, and the link between the world of the mundane and that of the ancestors.[1][2]

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  • Our mothers, our powers, our texts: manifestations of Àjé in Africana literature by Teresa N. Washington
  • Nickels in the Nation Sack: Continuity in Africana Spiritual Technologies by Teresa N. Washington
  1. ^ a b Allen F. Roberts (April 1992). "Chance Encounters, Ironic Collage". African Arts 25 (2): 54–63, 97–98. doi:10.2307/3337060. JSTOR 3337060. 
  2. ^ Paul Carter Harrison, Gus Edwards (2002). Black theatre: ritual performance in the African diaspora. Temple University Press. p. 418. ISBN 978-1566399449. Retrieved 2010-04-27.