African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa


Baule Funerary God

Also known as Kaka Guié

Bull-headed Spirit of the Dead

He turns up at funerals wearing the head of a bull — rather than the respectful dark suit you might expect.

His mission is to protect nervous souls from all the annoying relatives who might cause distraction and distress, and provide safe passage from this world to the next.

We feel this is a vital service. Funerals are no place for the dead.

Kakagye Facts and Figures

Name: Kakagye
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kaka Guié

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Baule tribe of the Ivory Coast
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Funerals
Area of expertise: Funerals

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 4080

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Article last revised on May 16, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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