The Gods and Spirits of Africa


African Creator God

Creator God of garbled messages

Hmm. Here we have very similar circumstances to those of KALUMBA and CHUKU. But this time involving a dog and a goat.

In the beginning, humans were having a tough time of it on Earth. There was nothing but endless toil and unceasing horribleness. "It’s a dog’s life down here," they said. So they sent a dog up to Heaven to complain.

Unfortunately, on the way to the complaints department, the dog got sidetracked looking for a bone, and passed the message on to a goat instead.

The goat’s bleatings were somewhat garbled and WUNI, leaping to the wrong conclusion, decided to end human misery by sending death.


Name : WUNI
Area or people : Dagamba of Ghana
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Creating
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 3043
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Article last updated on 27 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Wuni: African God of Creation." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 27 Jan. 2014. Web. 18 September 2014.

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