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Watch 'Nkiru' - Nigerian Fantasy Short Film Based on Mami Wata Legend
The Mami Wata legend has taken many forms throughout the African diaspora, and you'd likely hear a variety of stories of what Mami Wata truly represents if you asked enough people.
Dear liberal white guys: Before you offer your critique of Beyoncé's
For all the bluntness of “Formation's” lyrics, there's a world of nuance in the song's visuals that may have eluded many white male viewers.
Pierre Kwenders Made Us a Valentine's Day Playlist of His Favorite Love Songs
Since there's no love story without a heartbreak, my song "Mami Wata" describes the story of a guy who got cheated on. Don't get me wrong, love is great. It's not always a sad song.
“It's Easy to Lose Your Way if You Focus on just Paying Salaries and Taking
The mermaid/mami-wata myth then came to mind and I decided to explore that. We eventually developed Nkiru and also the mami-wata documentary Lady in the Water, both of which are available on YouTube. bolaji360nobsIMG_4067.
Reclaiming OUr Inner Power and the Power of Community and Ancestory: Mami Wata
Could it be all religions are united at their core? As I have studied and researched the world's religions, I, alongside my wife, have had the unique and enlightening experience of interviewing a Vodun Priestess by the name of Mami Wata.

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