African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa


Baganda Creator God

Creator God

His daughter controversially fell in love with the one man on Earth. After reflection, Katonda agreed to the marriage. His daughter was allowed to take a bountiful dowry to Earth, on condition that if she did so she could never return.

Kintu, her new husband, decided they needed more grain for the chickens, and made the mistake of visiting his new father-in-law to borrow some. A son of Katonda followed him back to Earth and lay in wait to kill their children. Moral: don’t visit an African God without a specific invitation.

Katonda Facts and Figures

Name: Katonda
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Uganda
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 3665

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Article last revised on November 03, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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