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Also known as PALE-FOX

Horrifically horrible Dogon Trickster God

He is the Pale Fox, known locally as the Jackal, a creature despised by all. There are many foxy trickster deities, but none of them are quite so mouthwateringly awful.

OGO's conception and birth at the hands of AMMA and Mother Earth is a horrific tale of attempted rape inside an egg. The story includes sacrifice, stolen semen, fellatio, biting the end off a very private part, circumcision, mutilation and practices so unsavory it would be enough to put a cannibal off his food.

Needless to say, his upbringing left much to be desired and the tortured twisted creature became the embodiment of Chaos. Seeking the power of speech, he tried an incestuous union with moist Mother Earth which brought impurity and barrenness to the world.

Now he rules the dry bushlands he created. He also seems to have a lot in common with the incestuous chaotic YURUGU. Coincidence?

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Article last updated on 19 May 2011
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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Name : OGO
Area or people : Dogon people of Mali
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : BAD, best avoided
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : PALE-FOX
Popularity index : 824

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