Mural of Daughter of Oshun in the New World

Mural of the Daughter of Oshun in the New World, by Joel Bergner, 2008

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Location: Kennedy and Georgia Avenue, NW

Oshún is a Yoruba orisha, daughter of Yemoja a Nigerian river goddess, protector of the family and pregnant women. Yemoja is known as Iemanja in Brazil and Yemaya in Cuba. This mural of Oshún was painted by Joel Bergner in 2008.

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Photo credit: Africa Access