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by Micha F. Lindemans
The ancestral god and creator god of the Herero bushmen of Namibia. The benevolent Mukuru, all alone with no parents or companions, shows his kindness trough life-giving rain, healing the sick and upholding the very old. The Herero believe that their tribal chief is the incarnation of Mukuru and that he continues Mukuru's task as a bringer of culture. Death is seen by them as the calling home of one of the god's children.

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