xtina, as a goddess: oyá [#StarsAndSymbols]

Xtina serving up Yansá on a platter, with eggplant.

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Oyá [or Yansá], orisha of wind, storms, and sudden change, is the gatekeeper of the cemetery in yoruba tradition, which is the basis of Santería in the Caribbean. Her colors of choice are eggplant, maroon, and all other shades of purple. Lots of black, too.

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