African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa


Sān Demon

Very irritating Demon

He used to sit on the edge of a large pit and taunt people. “I dare you to throw a stone at me”, he would say. Naturally they would be unable to resist the temptation. But the stone would always rebound, knocking the thrower into the pit where Ga-Gorib would gobble them up.

It took the resourceful Heitsi-eibib to dispatch the monster with a bit of cunning and a well-aimed throw beneath the ear. Legends disagree on the details, but are unanimous in stating that Ga-Gorib was well and truly knobbled.

Ga-Gorib Facts and Figures

Name: Ga-Gorib
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Demon
Area or people: Sān (Bushmen) of Southern Africa
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: BAD, best avoided
Popularity index: 6789

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

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