Ogu Mate

September 12th, 2008 by sabrina

Ogu Mate (pronounced OH-goo MAH-teh) is the Latvian Goddess of berries and the plants that produce them. It is said that the Latvian flag’s distinctive dark red color was first produced with the juice of the berries that grow wild in the forests. Ogu Mate’s name means Mother of Berries—she is one of many Latvian mother Goddesses or Mates.

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