African mythology

Dive into the fascinating realm of African mythology and uncover ancient tales of gods, heroes, and mythical creatures. Discover the diverse cultures and belief systems that have shaped Africa's rich mythological heritage.
Anansi Africa, Ashanti People, Aka, Orisha, African Mythology, African, Mythological Creatures, American Gods, Nancy

Anansi (also known as Ananse, Kwaku Ananse, Anancy, and Aunt Nancy in the Southern U.S.) is a trickster god originating from the Ashanti tradition. He is most commonly shown as a spider, and is the god of stories. Once, the sky god Nyame had all the stories, and none were in the world. Anansi asked Nyame to buy the stories. Nyame told Anansi that he had to bring him Onini the Python, Osebo the Leopard, the Mmoboro hornets, and Mmoatia the dwarf. To get these creatures, Anansi: Tricked Onini…

Michael Hanson