African/Diaspora Women Warriors

  • Queen Nnzinga
  • Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana, Zezeru Shona, c. 1840–1898
  • Dahomey
  • Harrie Tubman
  • Nanny of Jamaica
  • Mama Pansa of Surinam, (braided rice seeds in her hair before escaping slavery so her people could plant them and survive in freedom settlements), 1730
  • Nana Yaa Asantewaa, Queen Mother of the Ejisuhene, c. 1840 – 1921