Remembering Goddess Aja to Heal Ecological Heartbreak

Photo by Jingxi Lau on Unsplash

Aja, also known as Wild Wind, is a rare African Earth goddess who cures the sick with herbs while protecting the forests and woodland creatures. She is also said to be kind, revealing herself to humans in a peaceful and humble manner.

Worshiping Aja is even more of a rarity in predominantly Christian America, but religion or spiritual callings shouldn’t matter because Aja…

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Princella Talley

Princella Talley

Top Writer in Feminism. Public Voices fellow of the OpEd Project and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.