The harder he flapped, the more violent the sea storm grew. The wind tangled Sedna’s long black hair.

Sedna’s father decided that he had made a mistake in trying to rescue his daughter. In his fit of exhaustion he cried, “Take her back! Take her! Please! She will never abandon you again!”

With these words, Sedna’s father pushed her into the raging sea. He raised his paddle in the air and called out the raven, “Have her! HAVE HER!”

Sedna was hit with the shock of the ocean’s icy temperature. She cried out to her father. She screamed at the raven.

She was left with no one but herself.

Moon Maiden: family


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