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Akan mythology

The Akan[?] are ethnic group from western Africa.

Some of the most important mythological stories are called Anansasem[?] ("spider stories" also Nyankomsem[?] "words of a sky god"). These stories generally, but not always, revolve around Kwaku Ananse, a trickster-spider spirit.

The highest god is Brekyirihunuade[?] ("he who knows and sees everything").

See also: Akan (language)



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