A look at my detailed entry on the Inuit goddess who ruled over narwhals. For more Inuit deities click here: https://glitternight.com/inuit-myth/
ATUQTUQARNAQ – The narwhal goddess, who had the form of a whale-sized mermaid with her hair sculpted into the traditional horn/tusk of the narwhals she ruled over. Before Sedna transformed her into the narwhal deity she was an abusive mother to her blind son. When he recovered his eyesight after a loon dipped him in the ocean repeatedly he got revenge on his mother by harpooning a massive narwhal while his evil mother was holding the other end of the harpoon line.
The narwhal dragged her into the sea where Sedna transformed her into the goddess who rules over narwhals. There are rare traditions in which the narwhal goddess is herself Sedna, but the overwhelming majority of accounts list the narwhal goddess as a separate deity and preserve Sedna’s usual origin story involving her father Anguta trying to banish her to the sea.
In other traditions the narwhal goddess is the mother of the moon god and the sun goddess.
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