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Celina Bebenek
by Karen
published on 06 October 2021
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Detail of the mural by Said Musa, presenting Yemaya, an Orisha from Yoruba religion. In Catholic Central and South America and the Caribbean, Yoruba religion became syncretized with Christianity and Yemaya was associated with the Virgin Mary.

Perelló Cultural Center, Peravia.

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Karen. (2021, October 06). Yemaya. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Karen. "Yemaya." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 06, 2021.

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Karen. "Yemaya." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Oct 2021. Web. 17 Jul 2024.