You think you’ve got problems? He had a wayward son who was a spider. Just how wayward was shown when number one son became number one mother’s lover.
So NYOKONAN expelled him from Heaven. Strangely, on Earth the spider — named NYIKO — become some sort of tribal hero, whilst poor old NYOKONAN hardly gets a mention.
Article last updated on 25 July 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Nyokonan: African God of Spiders (African mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Jul. 2014. Web. 22 September 2014.