African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa


Bushongo/Kuba Bird God 🦅

Creator God of Birds. Well, a bird

He’s the youngest son of Bumba the Creator God. Following the success of his brother Chonganda in creating all the world’s plants, Chedi Bumba was eager to have a try.

But creation is not easy and all the poor kid could manage was a variation on a theme.

Thus the kite, a bird similar to an eagle, was created. But everyone smiled nicely and he was content with that.

Chedi Bumba Facts and Figures

Name: Chedi Bumba
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Bushongo/Kuba people of the Congo
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: 🦅
In charge of: Birds
Area of expertise: Birds

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
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Article last revised on November 02, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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