Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering Vol 2, No 2 (2000)

Cover Page
Winsom, 'Yemaya," (detail, tryptich), oils on canvas, 122 X 459 cm., 1999. "Yemaya is the first mother and with her the human race multiplies. She is mother of the world. She is the blood of the earth, the giver of life to all who live on this planet. Yemaya rules the house, nurtures the child in the waters of the womb, and has jurisdiction over the affairs of women. Nothing in this world can exist without Yemaya. Power is the name ofYemaya."