Patronage. Water, the sea, mermaids, markets, divination, healing, luck, money, music. Mami Wata (Mammy Water) is a water spirit venerated in West, Central, and Southern Africa, and in the African diaspora in the Americas. Mami Wata spirits are usually female, but are sometimes male.
In some cultures, the mermaid signifies life and fertility within the ocean.
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