10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Shona People

Written by Keren Mikva


There is a common belief among many Shona in a creator known as Mwari

The preeminent Shona deity is Mwari, and many ancient shrines exist across Zimbabwe to honor Mwari. The Shona also place high importance on ancestral and other spirits, honoring and praying to them in a variety of ways for good health, rain, success in enterprise, and other critical facets of life.