- North American (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A female sea monster in North America that is feared by the Tsimshian Indians. She has a child that has the appearance of a human who floats on the sea crying out like a human baby lost at sea. When good-hearted people rescue the baby and ring it ashore, the Hakulaq suddenly appears and accuses them of stealing her baby. She then creates a huge storm and waves that suck the rescuers into the ocean, drowning them.
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