Liza is a god of the Fon people of West Africa. Liza is represented by the fierce Sun
. Usually thought to be male, his partner was the Moon goddess Mawu. The mother of the twins was Nana Buluku, creator of the world.
Liza and Mawu are never separated. In one legend, they created the world with the help of their son, Gu. Gu was in the form of an iron sword. Liza used him to shape the world. They were also helped by the serpent Da.
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