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Iris

Iris

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Iris's Clique: Color Guard

Iris isn't the only one with a little color up her sleeves. The kids in this group are always brightening up halftime with their multi-colored flags and streamers. They like nothing better than to bring a little color to the lives of those around them. And hey, we're not complaining.

Oshunmare

Would it freak you out to think of a rainbow as a giant snake stretching across the sky? Well then, earmuffs. The Yoruba people worship Oshunamare, a lovely rainbow serpent.

Aida-Wedo

When some of the African Yoruba tribe was taken to the West Indies, a few of their gods joined them. Aida-Wedo is the West Indian Voodoo version Oshunamare, the rainbow snake, and is thought to help with fertility.

Mbaba-Mwanna-Waresa

Aside from having the greatest name ever, this African goddess of beer likes to decorate the sky with rainbows whenever she's throwing a party.

The Apsaras

These joyful water nymphs from Indian mythology can appear as clouds, butterflies, and—you guessed it—rainbows.

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