AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

NYOKONAN

African Spider God

God of Spider Children

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.

NYOKONAN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NYOKONAN
Area or people : Cameroon Grasslands
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Spiders
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 2214
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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: God of Spiders from African mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Jul. 2014. Web. 29 August 2014.

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