Selekana

African - In the lore of the Lesotho, a girl who was thrown into a river. She met the River Woman and worked in the underwater palace of the River King for which she was rewarded with jewellery. The daughter of the village chieftain jumped into the river, hoping for similar rewards, but she refused to work in the palace and was eaten by the River King, a huge crocodile. In some accounts, known as Selekana.

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