You are here:
  1. » Home
  2. » Areas
  3. » Mythology
  4. » Other mythologies
  5. » Nommo
Cite/print/rate article
Send comment    References

Nommo

by Micha F. Lindemans
The culture hero and teacher of the Dagon people of Mali, Sudan, and Upper Volta. He represents the totality of the cosmos (originally a huge egg). He was created by his father Amma as a twin, half man half snake. Nommo sent the first smith to earth in an ark which sails across the rainbow and which contains a copy of every living creature, all minerals and techniques. His brother and antipode is the trickster Yurugu.

Article details:

  • N/A

Page tools: