Sakarabru is a two-sided personality. In some moods he prowls through the village and snaps up any person foolish enough to leave his hut after dark, and crunches him up with its terrible teeth. But he also guards the village against night attack by wandering demons, and when he recieves the proper offerings he will heal the sick and fight off disease spirits.
Anansi, a figure in Ashanti mythology, who could overcome his enemies through guile. Anansi is one of the most important characters of West African lore. He is a culture hero, who acts on behalf of Nyame, his father and the sky god. He brings rain to stop fires and performs other duties for him.
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In Yoruba mythology, Aganju is the Orisha of volcanos, the wilderness, and the river. He is associated with Saint Christopher. As the third Òrìsà said to have come to earth, Aganjú is an Òrìsà of great antiquity.