WEREAlso known as WUONA, WUONJI, WUONKWERE, WUONORU
Firm but fair Godfather deity
He's a good fatherly God, always around to listen to songs, accept sacrifices, answer prayers and be charmed by charms. He could be moonlighting somewhere more exciting under the name of Wuonkwere, but mostly he's a solid, reliable, slightly dull deity.Just don't try to take advantage of his good nature. For those times when discipline is absolutely necessary, he has a thunderbolt hanging on a nail behind the door of Heaven.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
COPYRIGHT © 1999-2013. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Please mention Godchecker.com when praying to deities.
Godchecker's article on Were is based on material from ancient texts, original references and our own research. We strive for accuracy and update regularly with new information. If you spot a mistake please contact us and we'll try to fix it.
Area or people : Luo people of Kenya
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : WUONA, WUONJI, WUONKWERE, WUONORU
Popularity index : 397
Visitors often email us asking about Were statues, sculptures or carved figurines of Were. We regret we cannot assist with identifying such items.
REPRODUCTION REQUESTS. This site is copyright and all rights are reserved. If you wish to use our material in your essay, book, article or project, please consult our permissions information page.
SUPPORT THE GODS. Found this site useful? Consider donating a few pennies to the Godchecker Temple Roof Fund.
The Gods told us to do it.