Mythological Girls: Pele

According to Hawaiian myths, the creator of the Hawaiian Islands is the goddess Pele. There are several versions of Pele’s story. In all, she has many siblings – up to five sisters and seven brothers! In one legend, Pele lived in Honua-Mea, part of what is now...

Mythological Girls: Ma’at

In ancient Egyptian mythology, Ma’at was an important goddess in her role of representing truth and order. In the Egyptian language, the name “Ma’at” means truth. Ma’at’s role was to keep the universe from falling back into chaos,...

Mythological Girls: Pinga

Pinga is an Inuit goddess whose name means “She Who is On High.” This references her place as goddess of the hunt and watcher of the well being of all animals. Some sources say that if she becomes angered by human behavior, she will prevent the caribou – one of...

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