|Name ▲▼||Origin ▲▼||Description ▲▼|
|Africa||Purified the earth by sacrificing himself to atone for his twin Pemba's sin. Mande. Weat Africa|
|God name |
"Pemba (great thing)"
|Bambara / Mande / Mali, West Africa||Creator god. He was created out of the empty or Fu and his first task was to form the egg of the world. He descended to earth as an acacia seed (Acacia albida) which first grew to a mighty tree and then died. From the wood Pemba generated human souls and a female being whom he impregnated to engender all human and animal life. His brother is the god FARO, creator of the river Niger....|