Collection: Monster Slayers >
Banu GoshaspThis superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.
Li ChiWhen a monster demanded teenage girl sacrifice, Li Chi saved herself, and was crowned princess for her troubles.
WungalaWhen she came face-to-face with a great monster, this mother saved her child and herself through bravery, quick thinking, and great culinary skills.
Collection: Africans >
Labotsibeni Gwamile LaMdluliWhen her husband inadvertently sold the country to colonial forces, this queen spent the rest of her life getting it back.
Ranavalona IThis brutal sovereign's reign saw her outlaw clapping, pioneer death by feet-kissing, and design giant weaponized scissors - but are we only getting one side of the story...?
GuditThis Jewish-Ethiopian warrior queen took the throne, ended a millennium-old biblical dynasty, and caused a break in Ethiopia's history that has not healed to this day - or did she...?
Collection: Oceania >