In the West African Vodoun (and current African-
Many Amengansies are also queen mothers, and head their own Egbes.Some are spiritual chiefs, meaning that they are also guardian to many of the sacred rare Vodoun deities bequeathed to them from their ancestors.An Amengansie is the mother of all Mami Wata and Vodoun adherents. More importantly, the Amengansie is known as the first “mouth of Afa,”Meaning that their existence pre-
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WHAT IS AN AMENGANSIE?
After Afa Comes the Amengansie” -
For more than 6,000 years, Africa was ruled by a powerful order of Sibyl matriarchs. They produced the world's first oracles, prophetess and prophets. known as "Pythoness," they worked the oracles in the Black Egyptian colonies in ancient Greece, Rome, Turkey, Israel, Syria and Babylon.
The Ancient Mothers of the Amengansies