The Story of Sedna: goddess
Sedna had no more fight left in her. She, too, sank to the bottom of the sea.

As the story goes, Sedna is responsible for all sea storms. Her rage towards mankind, brought about by her father’s betrayal, has led all Inuit hunters to show great respect to the sea. It is said that only a special kind of person – a Shaman – special enough for Sedna, must travel to the bottom of the sea to comb through Sedna’s tangled long black hair. This is what calms Sedna's storm.

This level of respect for this great sea goddess is why an Inuit hunter drops water into his prey’s mouth; it is a sign of respect in order to show gratitude to Sedna for allowing the hunter to feed his family.


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