African Legends

Note: This nice, concise summary courtesy of skyfloating.

  1. "MASAI: The Gods sent some of their children to earth. The Gods came from above the clouds and brought plants and animals with them.
  2. JA-LUO: Apodho came down to earth accompanied by his wife, bringing with him all cultural assets.
  3. MADI-MORU: The first people lived in the Heavens. Until that connection was cut, there was a lot of traffic from the Heavens to Earth.
  4. GANDA: The primal women came from the Heavens.
  5. NYORO: When God established the Earth, he sent the first human couple down from the Heavens.
  6. KIVU-PYGMIES: Our ancestors fell from the Heavens.
  7. KULUWE: The first humans came from the Heavens, arriving with seed, rake, axe, tools etc.
  8. BENA-LULUA: God sent four of his sons to earth.
  9. ASHANTI: Seven people created by God climbed down to earth. After conceiving other people, they returned to the Heavens.
  10. ZIBA: God Rugaba travels upwards to the heavens and then through the darkness.
  11. NANDI: God Tororut lives in the heavens. He looks like a human but has wings that can cause lightning. (One of their Gods is called Chepkelienskol, which when translated literally, means 'The thing with the 9 ray-beam legs'"