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Hishe

by Dr Harald Fuchs
The great self-created god who then created the lesser god, the earth, mankind, wild animals and vegetation. His divine names -- Hishe, Huwe, Kxo, Gara, Gani ga, Gaishi Gai, Gauwa -- he also gave to the lesser god, but retained his earthly name Gao!na for himself. His elder wife is Khwova!na. His younger wife is Gow, who is also the wife of the lesser god.

The Bushmen, Botswana, South Africa.


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  • Also known as:
    Gao!na

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