Sakarabru is a two-sided personality. In some moods he prowls through the village and snaps up any person foolish enough to leave his hut after dark, and crunches him up with its terrible teeth. But he also guards the village against night attack by wandering demons, and when he recieves the proper offerings he will heal the sick and fight off disease spirits.
Mawu (“MAH-woo”). The goddess of Earth-and-sky, exalted in West African Vodun religion. She is goddess of the moon and and represents the wisdom of age. Mawu can help you age with grace and become an empowered elder. Together, with Lisa her twin flame, they form an androgynous two-in-one deity.
Anansi, a figure in Ashanti mythology, who could overcome his enemies through guile. Anansi is one of the most important characters of West African lore. He is a culture hero, who acts on behalf of Nyame, his father and the sky god. He brings rain to stop fires and performs other duties for him.
<b>Move over Odin, Ra, and Zeus, there's a <strike>new</strike> really old pantheon in town.</b> Using photo-manipulation, artist <a href="http://go.redirectingat.com?id=74679X1524629&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.buzzfeed.com%2Fdonnad%2Fthese-african-deities-are-the-best-gods-youve-never-heard-of&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.noire3000studios.com%2F&xcust=2681890%7CBFLITE&xs=1" target="_blank">James C. Lewis</a> makes us wonder why the Orishas don't have <i>their</i> own comic book series.