AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

NYIKO

Picture of NYIKO from our African mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

African Hero God

Heroic Spider God

He was expelled from the family web by his father NYOKONAN after illicit liaisons with his mother. But he did go on to better things.

He landed on Earth and became a cultural hero, while his heavenly dad passed into obscurity.

NYIKO FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NYIKO
Area or people : Cameroon Grasslands
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Heroics
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 2921
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Article last updated on 27 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "NYIKO: Hero God from African mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 27 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 August 2014.

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