Mermaids and Merwomen in Black Folklore
Swish! Swish! Poof! Here’s a wonderful chance to make some new mermaid sightings! It’s the Mermaids and Merwomen in Black Folklore Fiber Arts Exhibition to be held September 6-8, 2012 in Charleston SC!
As part of the three day Opening Weekend for Mermaids and Merwomen in Black Folklore: A fiber Arts Exhibiton, you are invited on September 7th at 6:30 p.m. to Fort Moultrie on Sullivans Island, South Carolina for a very special Celebration. September 7th is the Feast Day to honor Mermaid goddess Yemaya.
According to Yoruba elders, The Black Mermaid is the “unseen mother present at every gathering. “She is omnipresent and omnipotent. Her power is represented in Yoruba teaching reminding us that ‘no one is an enemy to water’.” High Chief and High Priest Nathaniel Styles of the Yoruba Kingdom will introduce and educate us as how to honor and celebrate the Black Mermaid Yemaya. …