From World Afropedia
Revision as of 00:00, 3 October 2012 by Kofi (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
Nwn (shown above) is a major part of many creation stories in Afrika. Known by many names by different peoples the watery orgin of existence is a common central point. [1]

A creation story is an often easy to understand lessong on how the Universe, Earth, life and existence in general came to be. It represents the spiritual, moral and sometimes ideological views of a certain culture or society.

African creation stories most often have origins that begin in darkness, and eventually move to have everything created by a self created entity. Many distinct creation myths have been thought up by cultures from around the world throughout history.


  1. Obenga, Theofile (2004). "The Cosmos Before The Present Universe". African Philosophy During the Period of the Pharaohs 2780-330 bce. Per Ankh. pp. 60–73. ISBN 9782911928086. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)