|Yoruba / Nigeria, West Africa
|Creator god. He engendered the god OBATALA as his deputy. The souls of the dead are expected to make confession to Olodumare. When he created the earth, he filled a snail's shell with dirt, placed inside it a hen and a pigeon and threw it down, whereupon the hen and pigeon began to scatter the earth and create land. Olodumare then sent a chameleon to report on progress. Sand was added, followed by a palm, a coconut and a kola nut tree. When these were established the god placed on earth the first sixteen humans. Also Alaaye; Elemii; Olojo Oni; Olorun; Orishanla....
"Olodumare/ Alaaye/ Elemii/ Olojo/ Oni/ Olorun/ Orishanla"
|Yoruba / Nigeria
|A creator god to whom the souls of the dead are expected to make a confession