The Qalupalik: Monsters of the Deep

Folklore of the Inuit Siren In Alaskan Inuit culture, there are ocean-dwelling creatures known as Qalupaliit (kah-loo-pah-leet)—they are the Arctic version of the mermaid or siren. Unlike the popular mermaid princess culture that surrounds much of the lore of this aquatic creature, the Qalupalik (kah-loo-pah-leek) is not a beautiful half-fish, half-woman who lures sailors to … Continue reading The Qalupalik: Monsters of the Deep