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A Nigerian goddess of fertility.  She also rules the Underworld, and it is believed that the souls of the dead rest within her sacred womb.  The crescent moon is her symbol and she is often depicted in works of art as a seated woman holding a small child in her arms.   Each year her followers pay homage to her with an event known as the Yam Festival.

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