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NYIKO

A picture showing the legend of NYIKO taken from our African mythology archives. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the story below or search the index for more African Gods, African Goddesses, heroes, demons and monsters!

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.

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Article last updated on 18 May 2011
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT NYIKO : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : NYIKO
Area or people : Cameroon Grasslands
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 279

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