AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

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WUNI

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.

WUNI FACTS AND FIGURES

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 : 3171

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Article last updated on 27 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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