Roberto Custodio, “Iansa,” 2007

Iansa In Yoruba, Oya (alternative spellings: Oiá, Iansã, Iansan), is the goddess of the Niger River. An [A]frican…warrior-goddess of wind, lightning…fire and magic. She creates hurricanes and tornadoes and guards the underworld…She has the power to guide the eguns [ancestors] far away or close to living people. Sensuality is one of her attributes.

Roberto Custodio, “Iansa,” 2007

Iansa In Yoruba, Oya (alternative spellings: Oiá, Iansã, Iansan), is the goddess of the Niger River. An [A]frican…warrior-goddess of wind, lightning…fire and magic. She creates hurricanes and tornadoes and guards the underworld…She has the power to guide the eguns [ancestors] far away or close to living people. Sensuality is one of her attributes.

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