Hlakanyana

African - In Zulu lore, a trickster dwarf. Immediately he was born he stood up, cut his own umbilical cord and carved himself a choice portion of a recentlyslaughtered beast, following it with the rest of the dead animal. Thereafter he seemed to eat anything and everything. Sometimes referred to as Hlakanyana, Icananyana, Icananyana, Icakijana, Icakijana, Mpfundlwa, Mpfundlwa, Ucakijana, Ucakijana, Uhlakanyana, Uhlakanyana, Icakanyana or Icakanyana.

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