Showcasing the art and ritual of the African and African-diaspora religions

Surinamese and Dutch Winti

“Winti” is the name for both a religion and some of the spiritual entities worshipped in that religion. Winti is the belief in the supreme creator–Anana Kedyaman Kedyanpon–and the Winti, a pantheon of lower gods distributed in four categories: Earth, Water, Air, and the Bush. Among the most important Winti are Mama Aisa (the goddess […]