Category:African traditional religions

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The indigenous religious beliefs and practices of African peoples include various traditional religions. While generalizations of these religions are difficult, due to the diversity of African cultures, they do have some characteristics in common. Generally, they are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme being, belief in spirits and other divinities, veneration of ancestors, use of magic, and traditional medicine.

For the practice of religion in Africa, of whatever type, see Category:Religion in Africa.

The main article for this category is Traditional African religion.


This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total.





  • Vodou(2 C, 12 P)