African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

NYIKO

Nyokon Hero God

Picture of the African Hero God Nyiko from our African mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Heroic Spider God

He was expelled from the family web by his father Nyokon after illicit liaisons with his mother. But he did go on to better things.

He landed on Earth and became a cultural hero, while his heavenly dad passed into obscurity.

Nyiko Facts and Figures

Name: Nyiko
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Nyokon of Cameroon Grasslands
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Heroics
Area of expertise: Hero

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1179

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Article last revised on May 16, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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