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Native American Sea Mythology

Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about the sea.

Native American Sea Gods and Spirits

*Apotampkin (Maliseet-Passamaquoddy)
Sedna (Inuit)

Native American Legends About the Sea

*Sedna, Mistress of the Underworld * Sedna:
    Inuit legends about the ocean goddess Sedna.

Recommended Books of Sea Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
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Sedna: Goddess of the Sea:
    Book of stories about the life and deeds of the Inuit sea goddess Sedna.
Go Home, River:
    Children's book by an Alaska Native author illustrating an Inupiat child learning traditional lessons about the water cycle.
Whale in the Sky:
    Picture book based on a Northwest Coast legend about how Whale came to live in the ocean.
*Sacred Water: The Spiritual Source of Life * The Waters of Life: The Facts and the Fables:
    Two interesting books on the role of the ocean and other water in world mythology and spirituality.

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