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Mbere

by Micha F. Lindemans
In Fens (western Bantu) mythology, the creator. He made a man out of clay. At first, his creation was a lizard, whom he put in the great big sea water for five days. On the fifth day, Mbere looked and saw a lizard. He looked again on the eigth day, and the lizard came out. But when the lizard emerged from the water, he was a man. "Thank you," said the man to Mbere.

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