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Chango is a fiery, silver-tongued, ax-wielding Orisha who is an important guide to Shadow’s unexplored past.[1][2][3]

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Armed with two axes, an electrifying charisma, selfless passion, and warrior spirit, Chango could guide Shadow to his true place within the world of gods.[4]

The Orishas play a mysterious but vital role in Shadow’s spiritual awakening.[5][6] Guided on this spiritual journey by the gods of his black ancestors, the Orishas, Shadow must decide exactly who he is: a god seeking veneration or a man in service of the “we.”[7]

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Notes and trivia Edit

  • Chango does not appear in the novel
    • In some of the myths, Chango is married to Oshun.
  • The Òrìṣà are the human form of the spirits (Irunmọlẹ) sent by the Supreme God in the Yoruba traditional account of the dawn of time.
    • Irunmọlẹ guide creation and particularly humanity on how to live and succeed on Earth (Ayé).
    • Most Òrìṣà are said to be deities previously existing in the spirit world (Òrun) as Irunmọlẹ, while a few others are said to be humans who were recognized as deities upon their deaths due to extraordinary feats.

References Edit

  1. https://ew.com/tv/2019/11/21/danny-trejo-american-gods-season-3-julia-sweeney-wale/
  2. https://io9.gizmodo.com/american-gods-season-3-has-added-an-interesting-trio-to-1839986145
  3. https://www.cbr.com/american-gods-danny-trejo-wale-season-3/
  4. https://www.bleedingcool.com/2019/11/25/american-gods-season-3-bruce-langleys-god-squad-family-portrait-image/
  5. https://deadline.com/2019/10/american-gods-ashley-reyes-series-regular-herizen-guardiola-recur-starz-neil-gaiman-1202754064/
  6. https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/dreamworks-animation-american-gods-gil-gerard-2491
  7. https://www.bleedingcool.com/2019/10/07/american-gods-season-3-ashley-reyes-set-as-series-regular-herizen-guardiola-to-recur-in-neil-gaiman-adapt/
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