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The Legend of Sedna the Sea Goddess


The legend of how Sedna became a sea goddess is told throughout the Arctic. The story varies from one region to the next. However, in all versions, a young woman becomes the mother of all sea creatures. As the sea goddess, Sedna has dominion over her creatures and controls the availability of seal, walrus, fish, whale, and other sea animals to Inuit hunters. This version is a compilation of many Sedna stories.

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Good mermaid mythology books?

I’m trying to get back into reading and would be very interested in learning more about the history surrounding merfolk.

The problem is that there seems to be many, many books on the topic and I don’t know which one to go for!

Any suggestions?