|Name ▲▼||Origin ▲▼||Description ▲▼|
"Cagn Mantis/ Kalahari"
|God name |
"Kalahari aka Cagn Mantis"
|Africa||a creator god of the people of the Kalahari in Africa and in particular Botswana. He is credited with having made all things (he made the moon from an old shoe), and is the god of natural phenomena. Omnipresent, he manifests himself in everything in the world, but especially in the mantis and caterpillar, which seem to be his favored animals. He has one wife, Coti, and, with her, two sons, Cogaz and Gewi. At one time, he lived on earth but he later moved his dwelling to the top of the sky.|