African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

CHIUTA

Tumbuka Rain God

Picture of the African Rain God Chiuta from our African mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

All-Powerful Creator and Rain God

He is the Great Bow of Heaven. The Owner of All. The Creator.

What makes him so powerful? Rain. Malawi is one of nature’s dry spots, so rain-spotting is far more than a hobby. This bringer of the wet stuff is in great demand.

Chiuta Facts and Figures

Name: Chiuta
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Tumbuka people of Malawi
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Rain
Area of expertise: Rain

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1578

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Article last revised on November 02, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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