Origins of the Milky Way

Cosmic Temples, Views of the Milky Way. Created with dream.ai Imagine for a moment you are living in a time where electricity did not yet exist. You are standing in the middle of your town, city, village, or camp with no artificial lights to obstruct your view of the heavens above. You look up and … Continue reading Origins of the Milky Way

Fairies of West Africa

A depiction of the Aziza, with glowing gold wings, a golden dress as well as gold or bronze jewelry on her neck and arms. She has flowing black braids, a red hairband with orange earrings, and hold what appears to be a lightening bolt or string of light. Image via: Warriorsofmyth.Wikifandom.com Even if we have … Continue reading Fairies of West Africa

Traditional Religions of West Africa: Nigeria & Mali

From the 12th century onward the many lands we know today comprising West Africa have been home to numerous Indigenous empires, kingdoms, and city-states. One region is known as Yorubaland, or the Yoruba Empire of present-day Nigeria. The Yoruba Empire, made up of three states or kingdoms: the State of Ife, the Kingdom of Benin, … Continue reading Traditional Religions of West Africa: Nigeria & Mali