African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

NGEWO

Mende Creator God

Also known as Ngewo-Wa

Distant Creator God

Another African Creator God who grew heartily sick of human demands and retreated into the sky.

He can still be seen and worshiped on occasion, but any requests must go via the Dyinyinga, an assortment of spirits. Many of whom are not at all co-operative.

Ngewo Facts and Figures

Name: Ngewo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ngewo-Wa

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Mende folk of Sierra Leone
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 1530

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Article last revised on November 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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