The Info List - Bushongo Mythology

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The Bushongo are an ethnic group from the Congo River and surrounding areas. The creation god(or chembe) in BUSHONGO MYTHOLOGY is called Bumba . He existed alone in darkness, the world consisting only of water. The god Bumba was said to appear like a gigantic man in form and white in color. The creation took place when he vomited forth the sun , moon , earth , plants and animals , and then humanity . Bomazi is the ancestor-god of the Bushongo.


* ^ Torday, E. "Bushongo Mythology". Folklore, Vol. 22 N1, pp.v 41-47. Folklore Enterprises Ltd. Retrieved 24 October 2012.

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